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ADAS Meetings Will Examine NVZ Proposals

ADAS is running a series of free events for farmers and their advisers on Fertiliser and Manure Management with particular reference to the new NVZ proposals.

The meetings are being organised as part of the Defra-funded Environment Sensitive Farming project.

The following events have already been set-up.

25 September

Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire

26 September

Twowaterfoot, Bodmin

27 September

Camborne, Cornwall

28 September

Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

2 October

Newcastle upon Tyne

3 October

Lanchester, Durham

15 October

Swadlincote, Debyshire

15 October

Garstang, Preston, Lancashire

16 October

Buxton, Derbyshire

16 October

Haydock, Liverpool

16 October

Penrith, Cumbria

17 October

Tugby, Leicestershire

18 October

Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

18 October

Sedgefield, Durham

18 October

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

19 October

Spalding, Lincolnshire

22 October

Wetherby, North Yorkshire

23 October

Cawood, Selby

23 October

Helmsley, York

24 October


26 October


29 October

Pickering, North Yorkshire

31 October

Ecton, Northamptonshire

Defra’s proposals for the revision of the Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) and the associated Action Programme measures were released on 21 August and the industry has until 13 November to comment.

The events will be of interest to all farmers and advisers looking to improve their nutrient management and manure handling and storage systems. They will provide an opportunity to plan fertiliser use and manure management for this and future seasons. Topics to be covered will include: the proposed changes to the NVZ requirements relevant to fertiliser and manure management; assessing crop nutrient requirements; nutrients supplied by applied manures and the soil itself; manures storage and handling; cover crops and the nutrient planning software systems, PLANET and MANNER.

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