Glossary

We want our website to be as user-friendly and helpful as possible. As such we have created a glossary to explain any terms and abbreviations you may be unsure of. 

We always welcome your feedback, so please do get in touch by emailing memberhelp@redtractor.org.uk if you would like to suggest other terms that are not covered in the list below.
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AHVLA
Now Part of Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA).
BBPA (British Beer & Pub Association)
BBPA (in conjuction with Campden BRI) produce a list of agrochemicals approved for use on malting barley.
Certification Body (CB)
Commercial company who manage Red Tractor schemes and carry out assessments. They all operate to the same standards and procedures and all their assessors are trained and sufficiently experienced. 
Checkers
On-line system provided by Red Tractor to allow buyers and farmers to check the assurance status of scheme members.
CIPC (Chlorpropham)
A sprout suppressant used in potato stores.
Documentary Evidence
Evidence which needs to be provided to the Certification Body to proove that all non-conformances highlighted at the assessment have been corrected.  E.g. invoices, photos, photocopies, letter from vet.
eAML2
The eAML2 is the electronic version of the pig movement licence (AML2) and has replaced the AML2 paper form since 1 April 2012. 
EAMU
Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use, formerly known as SOLAs.
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