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Nitrates Information

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.

What is in this Section?

Nitrates Regulations (SI 31 of 2014) (pdf 914Kb) 

Nitrates Explanatory Handbook for Farmers (pdf 3,002Kb) 

Soil Testing Laboratories - DAFM Procedures re acceptance of soil testing results (doc 29Kb) 

Nitrates Derogation

Nitrates Records

Cross Compliance Inspection Forms

Archive

For additional information, please contact Nitrates at:

Nitrates Section
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Johnstown Castle Estate
Co. Wexford.
Y35 PN52.
 
Tel: 053 9163400
Fax: 053 9142839
Email: nitrates@agriculture.gov.ie