Licensing and Permits

​​​​​​​​​​Statistical and other information relating to licensing and permits will be published on this page when available.

Crop Protection Permits

A landholder is required to hold a crop protection permit to poison, trap and shoot wildlife which is causing damage to pasture and crops.

​Number of crop protection permits issued bet​ween
1 April 2018 and 10 June 2018
​481 permits
​Number of crop protection permits issued between
11 June 2018 and 23 October 2018
​600 permits
​Number of crop protection permits issued between
24 October 2018 and 1 April 2019
​​772 permits

​Industrial Hemp

​Number of active licences to grow industrial hemp in​ the 2018-19 growing season
​49 licences
​Number of h​ectares of industrial hemp sown in the 2018-19 growing season​
​1,361 hectares

Poppies

​Number of active licences to grow poppies in the 2018-19 growing season
​331 licences
​Number of hectares of poppies sown in the 2018-19 growing season​
​​10,447 hectares


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