"It would therefore provide a quick, safe and effective means for controlling Ragwort." And thus enabling destructive farming practices, as well as destruction of wild ecosystems when it gets used on road verges etc. Springtide, tell us more about the land and situation. What else grows there, what was the land used for, what do you want to use the land for once it is cleared etc. Maybe start a new thread so the posts don't get lost amongst the RU discussion?