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Nitrates Information

SI 31 of 2014 - Eurpoean Union (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2014 (pdf 914Kb) 

Explanatory Handbook for Good Agricultural Practice for the Protection of Waters Regulations (SI 31 of 2014) (pdf 3,002Kb) 


Under the Nitrates Regulations (S.I. 31 of 2014 ) farmers must not apply more than 170kgs of nitrogen from livestock manure per hectare per year. Compliance with the Nitrates Regulations is one of the Statutory Management Requirements under the Single Payment Scheme.

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