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A Farmer's Ability To Fix Anything Using Baler Twine

See more of A Farmer's Ability To Fix Anything Using Baler Twine on Facebook , So now that we are allowed to spread slurry we are NOT allowed to spread slurry- the fields are too wet so DARD states that it is not suitable to spread waste as it will run off into the water ways (totally true of course) , Banning spreading for such a period.

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Petition Calendar Farming Craziness

Farmers have been forced to spread during wet weather before the winter closed period which ironically has been followed by weeks of dry weather after the cut off date Similarly farmers who could spread in a dry January have been forced to spread during wet February weather to ease the pressure on.

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Final closed period for slurry spreading to open 31

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 spreading fertiliser, slurry and.

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End to the closed period for slurry spreading urged

Ulster Unionist agriculture spokesperson, Harold McKee, has said that after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union farmers should no longer be expected to comply with the closed period for spreading slurry Mr McKee, who is a candidate in the upcoming Assembly election.

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Slurry Spreading: 15 Oct 2012: Northern Ireland Assembly

Oct 15, 2012· The closed spreading period for slurry is from 15 October to 31 January, which is 16 weeks Livestock farms are required to have slurry storage with a minimum of 22 weeks' capacity The minimum slurry storage capacity exceeds the length of the closed spreading period by six weeks.

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Slurry Deadline Flexibility N Ireland

Oct 12, 2011· Slurry Deadline Extended Statement By Environment Minister For Northern Ireland Thefarmpage note this statement by Environment Minister Mr A Attwood extending the period that slurry may be spread In a statement issued by the Environment Minister, he said: Attwood extends slurry spreading where farmers have good reasons Environment Minister Alex Attwood today stated that.

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‘The other key element is that good practices must be followed when spreading slurry and chemical fertilizers’ ‘Alternatively, a cement and perlite slurry can be pumped into the flue’ ‘For farmyard manure and slurry the closed period runs from August to November’.

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Nitrate vulnerable zones

Aug 02, 2018· Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) are areas designated as being at risk from agricultural nitrate pollution They include about 55% of land in England The Department for.

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Slurry bann in Northern Ireland

Farmers should ensure that they get their tanks emptied in the autumn before the closed period - usually there is no excuse for not doing this, however, the NI environment minister did allow farmers to spread some slurry during the closed period this year due to the poor autumn we had.

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Reminder

With slurry tanks already nearing capacity following a wet summer and autumn, many farmers are eagerly anticipating the start of the slurry spreading season The slurry ban closed period is set to end in Northern Ireland on the last day of January.

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Edited by Build up grass Michael Gottstein,

the closed period for the spreading of chemical N and phosphorous (P) has been pushed back from September 15 until September 30 However, despite this extension the earlier the fertiliser is applied the better the response in terms of grass grown will be The closed period for spreading slurry has also been pushed back and will commence.

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Farmers 'face big pressure' over slurry storage

Oct 18, 2017· Farmers can use an exemption to spread slurry during the closed period as a last resort Only limited volumes can be put out and detailed records must be.

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Watch: Farmer's slurry mixing advice as gas almost costs

Oct 01, 2018· With the closed period for slurry spreading due to commence at midnight on October 15, 2018, the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is urging farmers to take extra care when mixing slurry Slurry gas is a mixture of gases, including the extremely poisonous gas, hydrogen sulphide Even a low concentration of hydrogen [,].

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NI closed spreading period kicks in tonight

Oct 15, 2018· “If slurry has to be spread under exceptional circumstances, it should be on low-risk land and all usual spreading conditions followed Tanks should not be emptied “Only enough slurry should be spread to leave adequate storage for the remainder to the closed period,” the department spokesperson cautioned.

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Closed Period Dates for Spreading

Some important dates and compliance information relating to NVZ's Closed periods for spreading fertiliser in NVZ's has crept up on us Also, this time last year the Environment Agency were hot on the trail of slurry storage non-compliance.

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Slurry Deadline Flexibility N Ireland

Oct 12, 2011· Slurry Deadline Extended Statement By Environment Minister For Northern Ireland Thefarmpage note this statement by Environment Minister Mr A Attwood extending the period that slurry may be spread In a statement issued by the Environment Minister, he said: Attwood extends slurry spreading where farmers have good reasons Environment Minister Alex Attwood today stated that.

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Ascertain the circumstances that led to the farmer spreading slurry or manure during the closed period; Confirm the evidence that the farmer had taken all reasonable steps, as outlined earlier, to manage the situation Consider rainfall, pattern in the area in the period before the end of the season, which may be a factor in the actions of a.

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SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end Counties in Zone B which includes Longford, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath can legally spread manure from January 15 th, while counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan which are in Zone C can start from January 31 st.

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Reminder

With slurry tanks already nearing capacity following a wet summer and autumn, many farmers are eagerly anticipating the start of the slurry spreading season The slurry ban closed period is set to end in Northern Ireland on the last day of January.

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Slurry spreading season begins this week

Jan 09, 2017· From this week farmers across most of the country will be allowed to spread slurry once again It comes as the number of farmers being caught illegally spreading slurry during the closed period has fallen considerably in recent years, according to data from the Department of Agriculture.

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Closed period for slurry spreading begins 31 October 2018

Oct 31, 2018· Closed period for slurry spreading begins 2018-10-31 The reader loyalty code gives you full access to the site from when you enter it until the following Wednesday at 9pm.

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Help For NI Farmers Spreading Slurry After The Slurry Ban

Oct 13, 2017· It should also be noted that farmers cannot use this clause to get rid of all their slurry over the closed period, and that only a minimum amount of slurry should be spread in order to leave adequate storage capacity to last for the remainder of the closed period.

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Are you making the best of slurries and manures

Are you making the best of slurries and manures? Insights 23 Jan 2017 As the closed period for the spreading of slurry has now ended, Chloe Palmer finds out the best advice for making the most of.

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