Red Tractor Assurance On-Farm Assessments

Members are being assessed against revised standards from 1st November 2021 and are required to maintain a robust set of standards to become Red Tractor assured.

Red tractor-certified, combinable crop farmers produce the grains for a huge range of British food and drinks products including bread, cereals and biscuits.

The key areas of assessment areas grouped in the following sections:

Assessment Area with links to Red Tractor standards...

Documents & ProceduresLink (external)
Traceability & AssuranceLink (external)
Soil ManagementLink (external)
Risk AssessmentLink (external)
Integrated Pest ManagementLink (external)
StorageLink (external)
PersonnelLink (external)
Vermin ControlLink (external)
EnvironmentLink (external)
Environment Impact / Conservation & SustainabilityLink (external)
IrrigationLink (external)
Own-transport For Off-farm DeliveryLink (external)

Agri-Linc is here to support and have a wide range of products ready for fast dispatch to help farmers to become compliant. We have worked through each area that will be assessed by the auditors and would suggest the following products to help farmers meet the required standards.

Traceability & Assurance Area of assessment Link (external)

"It is recommended that samples are retained from all loads leaving the farm."Grain sampling spears are available here
Grain sample bags are available here

Storage Area of assessment Link (external)

All equipment which comes into contact with grain must be thoroughly cleaned prior to use.Vacuum cleaners and pressure washer range here

Food grade cleaning detergent Agrisan available here

The condition of stored crops must be monitored.WILE moisture meters and temperature probes are renowned for accuracy and simplicity of use, our range is available here
Insect traps must be used in stored crops.The Kill-It range of bait bag insect monitors are here

Pitfall insect cone traps are here

Walls, floors and horizontal surfaces within storage, holding or reception facilities must be clean prior to use.Range of brooms and brushes available here

Aluminium and plastic grain shovels here

AHDB Grain Storage Guide is an invaluable resource with unbiased advise endorsed by most industry bodies, download available here:Link (external)

Personnel Area of assessment Link (external)

Health & Safety policyHi-Viz clothing range, waistcoats and padded jackets are available here

Our PPE starter kits are available here

Vermin Control Area of assessment Link (external)

There must be effective control of vermin.For our comprehensive range of rodenticides see here or here

For bait boxes see here

Environment Area of assessment Link (external)

The PPP store must be of a suitable design, construction and layout.

Warning signs on or adjacent to, the door including: - general warning sign- no smoking sign- naked flames prohibited sign

Emergency facilities are available to deal with spillages

We have a comprehensive range of farm signs, browse the range here

LED lighting is ideal with or without PIR sensors for barns or yard areas see here

We have spill kits and absorbent granules available in different capacities here

Fire extinguishers range available from stock here

First aid kits and eye-wash available here

We understand that you, as a Red Tractor producer, are passionate about the food you grow and work hard to ensure it is produced to Red Tractor standards. Everyone likes to conform, so take a look at some advice from Red Tractor here also have a look at our full range of Red Tractor Compliant Products.

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