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Final closed period for slurry spreading to open 30 ...

Jan 31, 2017· 31 January 2017. SHARING OPTIONS: "As soon as the slurry ban is lifted, it is set to rain," one farmer said. Farmers in Northern Ireland, as well as counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan, can spread slurry from midnight on 31 January as the final closed period for spreading ends. The closed period for the two other zones in Ireland for ...

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NI farmers facing tougher slurry spreading controls ...

Feb 25, 2019· Plans to ramp up slurry spreading controls in Northern Ireland have been put forward that could slash slurry application rates in some months of the year. The Department for Agriculture ...

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Reminder - Important Northern Ireland Slurry Dates You ...

Jan 31, 2018· The slurry ban closed period is set to end in Northern Ireland on the last day of January. It's 19 days later than some other parts of the island, making the nine Ulster counties – plus Cavan – the last area of the island able to spread.

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Silage Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (SSAFO) storage ...

Regulations regarding Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (SSAFO) storage. The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 have been partially repealed, and the rules regarding silage and slurry storage are now contained in the Nutrient Action Programme Regulations 2019 as amended The Nutrient Action Programme Regulations …

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NI slurry dates in 2021 remain unchanged 06 January 2021 Free

Jan 06, 2021· The closed period for slurry spreading in Northern Ireland will remain the same for 2021. Peter McCann News > News 6 January 2021 SHARING OPTIONS: Slurry contractors are no longer allowed to use splash plates in NI. Ramona Farrelly. …

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No extension to slurry spreading dates 15 October 2019 Free

Oct 15, 2019· Northern Ireland. The closed period for slurry spreading in Northern Ireland begins on Wednesday 16 October. The Irish Farmers Journal also understands there will be no extension granted in NI. Read more. Calls for Creed to extend slurry spreading dates. Ministers still 'in discussions' over slurry spreading extension

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Slurry spreading period begins next week 08 January 2021 Free

Jan 08, 2021· From 13 January, farmers in Zone A can spread fertilisers again, since the closed period started last year. For farmers in Zone B, they can begin spreading slurry again from 16 January and farmers in Zone C and Northern Ireland can spread slurry from 1 February. Slurry spreading zones. In order to comply with cross compliance and environmental ...

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Farmers 'face big pressure' over slurry storage - BBC News

Oct 18, 2017· Northern Ireland farmers have said they are under big pressure over slurry storage this year due to persistent wet weather since the summer. A …

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Spreading slurry - Northern Ireland Water

Spreading slurry – Protect our watercourses. 04 March 2021 13:17. The local farming community strive to be custodians of our countryside, looking after our water quality and the environment. Spreading slurry is one of the high risk activities carried out on farms, which if not correctly managed can have a real adverse effect on our water quality.

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Slurry Spreading: Regulations: 3 Mar 2020: Northern ...

Mar 03, 2020· Slurry Spreading: Regulations. Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at …

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See the slurry spreading dates across Ireland - Farming ...

Jan 11, 2019· Get in the zone ahead of slurry spreading season - See the slurry spreading dates across Ireland. Ground conditions should be favourable when the dates for slurry spreading open again from next week.

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Northern Ireland: Nutrient action programme (NAP) 2019 ...

50m³ per hectare of dirty water. You must wait two weeks before spreading again. Slurry can only be spread close to the ground by inverted splashplate, band spreading,dribble bar, trailing shoe, trailing hose, soil injection or soil incorporation methods. Dirty water can be spread by the same methods as slurry and by irrigation.

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Prepare for the closed spreading period for slurry and ...

Oct 10, 2017· Midnight on the 15 October marks the start of the closed period for spreading organic manure on farms. This may be unwelcome news to some farmers after a summer with wet ground conditions. The closed period prohibits organic manures, including slurry, poultry litter, sewage sludge and abattoir waste, from being spread from 15 October to 31 January.

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Guide to key cross-compliance dates for UK regions 2021 ...

Jan 12, 2021· Northern Ireland. 15 Apr Ban on burning heather ... at least 50% of slurry produced on the holding must be applied by 15 June and slurry must be …

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Slurry spreading deadline from October 15 - Agriland.ie

Oct 06, 2015· As the graph below shows the closed period remains enforced until January 12 in the south east, January 15 in the midlands and west and January 31 in northern counties. Slurry is prohibited from being spread over the winter in Ireland so as to comply with the European Union's Nitrates Directive.

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'Reasonable excuse' clause to allow slurry spreading in NI ...

Oct 15, 2017· Farmers in Northern Ireland have been advised they can spread slurry during the approaching closed period due to the exceptionally wet weather …

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When can I spread slurry? - thatsfarming.com

Jan 10, 2021· The closed slurry-spreading period will come to an end in some parts of Ireland as early as January 12th. There are three designated zones in total, which determine, depending on your location, what dates when you can begin spreading farmyard manure, artificial fertiliser and slurry.

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Governments push for low emission slurry spreading

Feb 05, 2020· Regulations in Northern Ireland from the Nutrients Action Programme (NAP) states low emission application methods must be used for all anaerobic digestate spreading by February 2020; all slurry contractors by February 2021 and cattle farms with over 200 livestock units, or pig farms with total annual livestock manure nitrogen production of 20 ...

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Latest slurry spreading technology on display at SlurryKat ...

Jan 29, 2020· SlurryKat CEO Garth Cairns, left, with Daera Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots, centre, and DUP MLA Jonathan Buckley. PICTURE: Chris McCullough The event showcased the latest slurry spreading technology manufactured by SlurryKat and highlighted forthcoming spreading regulations banning the use of splash plates.

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Muck and slurry: Common sense spreading required by ...

Dec 04, 2020· Slurry equipment manufacturer, SlurryKat, based in Northern Ireland is heavily focusing on manufacturing more LESSE machinery for the future. Its CEO, Garth Cairns, said: "This ties in well with the new timeframes that farmers and contractors will have to stop using splash plates by, in favour of low ammonia emission spreading systems," he ...

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Dunloy farm death: What is slurry and why is it so ...

Jun 08, 2014· There is no such thing as a safe slurry tank, according to Northern Ireland's Health and Safety Executive. Gases are produced by bacteria during the decomposition of …

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Reminder: Important NI slurry dates you ... - Farm Ireland

Jan 14, 2018· The slurry ban closed period is set to end in Northern Ireland on the last day of January. It's 19 days later than some other parts of the island, making the nine …

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Making a splash - Slurry spreading machinery is evolving ...

Jan 28, 2018· The new year may only be a few weeks old but already Northern Ireland slurry machinery specialists SlurryKat have launched two new innovative pieces of equipment for the forthcoming season ...

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Slurry spreading season: When can you start? - Agriland.ie

Jan 09, 2020· Farmers can spread slurry on heavier covers – up to 1,200kg DM/ha – using applicators such as the trailing shoe in dry weather. Finally, farmers are reminded to make sure to use a protected urea or urea product when spreading chemical fertiliser this spring; this will minimise the risk of N leaching on farms.

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Slurry spreading rules relaxed in Northern Ireland ...

Oct 05, 2016· Livestock farmers in Northern Ireland who have been struggling with soggy land should be able to spread slurry beyond the normal closing date, …

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The application of low emission slurry | Department of ...

Jun 08, 2020· The application of low emission slurry. Date published: 08 June 2020. Low Emission Slurry Spreading Equipment or LESSE is an effective way to increase the amount of nutrient available, for crop growth, from slurry application, while reducing the loss of nutrient to air or water. The use of Low Emission Slurry Spreading Equipment is of benefit ...

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Slurry-spreading deadline extended - Irish Times

Oct 13, 2008· The ban would have meant that farmers would have to store the material in tanks on their farms until they were allowed to spread it and, because of rainfall, many slurry tanks are already full ...

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Reminder: Important NI slurry dates you need to know ...

Jan 14, 2018· The slurry ban closed period is set to end in Northern Ireland on the last day of January. It's 19 days later than some other parts of the island, making the nine Ulster counties – plus Cavan – the last area of the island able to spread.

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New slurry spreading rules - thatsfarming.com

Oct 01, 2020· New rules for spreading slurry during the month of February will take affect in Northern Ireland from this year. Following the review of the Nitrates Action Programme and despite opposition from the UFU, DAERA have imposed new spreading rules for February and October.

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Prepare for the closed spreading period for slurry and ...

Oct 10, 2017· Midnight on the 15 October marks the start of the closed period for spreading organic manure on farms. This may be unwelcome news to some farmers …

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