Get Your Nitrates Derogation Application in by April 20th

Applications for a 2018 Nitrates Derogation can be submitted online and must be in by April 20th 2018. 

A Nitrates Derogation allows farmers to exceed the limit of 170 kg of livestock manure nitrogen per hectare set down in the Nitrates Regulations, up to a maximum of 250 kg per hectare, subject to adherence to stricter rules.

Farmers who applied for a Derogation in 2017 are reminded that they must submit fertiliser accounts by 20th April 2018 also.

End of year Nitrogen and Phosphorus statements (N&P statements) for 2017 are available on the Department’s online system or by phoning 053-9163444.

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