ARCHIVE: Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) - Guidance for Farmers. Field application of manufactured nitrogen fertilisers (Leaflet 9 - PB12736i)

5. Record Keeping

The Environment Agency will check your compliance with the rules described in this leaflet by undertaking a physical inspection of the fields on your farm and looking at your records.

The YOU MUST keep the following records:

  • A record of all manufactured nitrogen fertiliser field applications
  • A record of any written advice from a FACTS qualified adviser

For a full description of the field records that you must keep relating to applications of manufactured nitrogen fertiliser, please refer to Annex 1 of Leaflet 6.

As with all records required by the Regulations, you must keep the above for a minimum of five years.

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