Big changes to nitrates rules on tillage farms
Siobhán Walsh
The nitrates programme might add more pressure to tillage farmers’ workloads with some new time pressing regulations.
25 May 2022 Soils
Seven-day cultivation rules in effect now
The new cultivation rules outlined in the reviewed Nitrates Action Programme are now in effect and tillage farmers will have to work on establishing a green cover seve days after harvesting or baling.
12 January 2022 News
Department set to row back on over-winter stubble
The Department of Agriculture is now considering the impact of placing all tillage land in green cover over winter on many birds species.