Managing Livestock Manures 4: Managing Manure on Organic Farms

Appendix 2 - Further reading

The following are available FREE, unless otherwise stated.

Available from ADAS Gleadthorpe Research Centre. Tel: 01623 844331

Available from DEFRA. Tel: 020 7238 6220

Available from DEFRA publications. Tel: 0645 556000

  • The Water Code (Code of Good Agricultural Practice for the Protection of Water) PB 0587. Information on farm waste management plans and avoiding water pollution.
  • The Air Code (Code of Good Agricultural Practice for the Protection of Air) PB 0618. Information on farm waste treatment, minimising odours and ammonia losses.
  • The Soil Code (Code of Good Agricultural Practice for the Protection of Soil) PB 0617. Information on soil fertility, erosion and contamination.

Available from other sources

  • National Farm Waste Management Plan Register a list of local consultants who can provide professional advice on waste management planning. Tel: 01398 361566
  • MANNER (ADAS MANure Nitrogen Evaluation Routine) is a simple, personal computer-based decision-support system, supplied on CD-ROM or disk, with full instructions and User Guide. It can be obtained free of charge from: ADAS Gleadthorpe Research Centre, Meden Vale, Mansfield, Nottingham, NG20 9PF Tel: 01623 844331 Fax: 01623 844472 or www.adas.co.uk/manner
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