The end of season use up period, at the end of the Emergency Authorisation for Asulam finished on 31st October 2019. It is now illegal to apply or to store Asulam.
A Ministerial decision is awaited about the application for a further Emergency Authorisation to allow the use of Asulam during the 2020 season.
Indications are that the conditions were very favourable for bracken growth during the 2019 growing season. It appears that this led to faster rates of encroachment from existing bracken beds into new areas.