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NVZ Livestock Manure N Farm Limit Derogation Farming Note

NVZ Livestock Manure N Farm Limit Derogation Farming Note

The new Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) rules are operating across England, Scotland and Wales. One of the key restrictions for some livestock business operating in NVZ are...

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Reducing bTB Transmission on Farm

Reducing bTB Transmission on Farm

The spread of bovine TB (bTB) on farm can potentially be reduced by adopting certain management practices. Transmission risks for bTB include infected wildlife (particula...

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Sand Cubicles - The Gold Standard? Farming Note

Sand Cubicles - The Gold Standard? Farming Note

Well maintained sand cubicles can provide an excellent bed for milking cows. If kept clean, sand does not support bacterial growth and can therefore present a lower masti...

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Slurry Additives Trial Report

Slurry Additives Trial Report

Slurry additives are sold with a range of product claims. These include enhanced nutrient availability, improved slurry consistency with less crust development and reduce...

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Slurry Separators Farming Note

Slurry Separators Farming Note

Separating the solid and liquid slurry fractions gives a range of benefits including making slurry easier to handle and reducing its volume by about 20%. If you are in an...

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Slurry Storage Options Farming Note

Slurry Storage Options Farming Note

NVZ regulations required English and Welsh dairy farms to have 5 months of slurry storage by the 1st January 2012. Whilst some farms will have to invest in extra storage,...

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