Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) - Guidance on complying with the rules for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones in England for 2013 to 2016 (PB14050)

Guidance on complying with the rules for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones in England for 2013 to 2016

PB 14050
November 2013

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Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Principal changes made by the new Regulations
Chapter 3: Scope and timing of the rules
Chapter 4: Glossary of terms used in this Guidance
Chapter 5: Planning nitrogen use
Chapter 6: The livestock manure nitrogen farm limit
          Part A: applies to all farmers
          Part B: Applies to farmers with a grassland derogation
Chapter 7: The N max limit
Chapter 8: Field application of organic manures
Chapter 9: Field application of manufactured nitrogen fertilisers and other nitrogen containing materials
Chapter 10: Storing organic manures
Annex 1
          Part A: Guide for producing the Fertilisation Plan and subsequent record keeping
          Part B: Templates for keeping field records
Annex 2
          Part A: Step-by step guide for calculating compliance with the livestock manure N farm limit for a non-
          derogated farm (see Part D for calculations on a derogated farm)
          Part B: Applying for a derogation
          Part C: Plans and records for farms with a derogation
          Part D: Step-by-step guide to calculating compliance with the derogated livestock manure N farm limits
          Part E: Stocks and purchases of manufactured fertilisers
Annex 3
          Step-by-step guide for calculating compliance with the N max limit
Annex 4
          Part A: Step-by-step guide to preparing a risk map for your farm
          Part B: Calculating the field spreading area for the organic manure N field limit
Annex 5
          Part A: Step-by-step guide to calculating your slurry storage requirement
          Part B: Step-by-step guide to calculating your storage requirement for poultry manure and other types
          of solid manure
Annex 6
          Part A: Standard values needed to calculate your manure storage capacity requirements and
          compliance with the livestock manure N farm limit
          Part B: The protocol for sampling slurry and solid manure for analysis

Defra, PB14050, November 2013
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