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Implementation timetable

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Dates applicable to the Pig Industry:

Dates from when NVZ rules must be complied with

Rule

Date when rules apply

NVZs designated before 2013

NVZs designated for the first time in 2013

All rules in 2008 Regulations, as amended

1 January 2013, except those detailed below

1 January 2014, except those detailed below

Making and keeping a risk map

1 January 2010

17 May 2013

Inspect field before applying fertiliser

1 January 2009

17 May 2013

Observe restrictions on when and where to apply fertiliser

1 January 2009

17 May 2013

Increase to manure N efficiency for pig slurry

1 January 2014

 

1 January 2014

Inclusion of all organic materials in N max compliance calculations

1 January 2014

1 January 2014

Additional rules on placement and construction of temporary field heaps

16 May 2014

16 May 2014

 

Extension of closed period to end of January for medium & heavy soils

1 January 2014 (closed period autumn 2013)

 

1 January 2016 (closed period autumn 2015)

Limitation of slurry spreading to 30m3/ha between end of closed period and end of February

1 January 2014

1 January 2016 (see below)

 

Planning spreading of nitrogen fertiliser (except on grass), records of crops sown and records of spreading nitrogen fertiliser

1 January 2009

 

1 July 2013

Closed periods for spreading organic manure, exemptions for organic holdings and spreading rates following the closed period

1 January 2009

31 July 2015

 

The separation of slurry and provision of storage capacity

1 January 2012

Closed period autumn 2015

 

Typical annual calendar

Date

Activity

1 January

Start of period for assessing the livestock manure N farm limit

Start producing a plan for applications of nitrogen to permanent grassland

31 January

End of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure on soils other than shallow or sandy soils

End February

End of the following restrictions on applications of organic manure:

-       150 kg N/ha limit for registered organic producers

-       limitation on slurry single application rate

30 April

Deadline for compiling records of livestock kept on your farm during the previous calendar year and storage period. Submission of fertiliser accounts for derogated farms

1 August

Start of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure to tillage land with shallow or sandy soils (unless a crop is sown on or before 15 September)

1 September

Start of closed period for spreading:

-       high readily available N organic manure to grassland on shallow or sandy soils

-       manufactured fertiliser on tillage land

16 September

Start of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure to tillage land with shallow or sandy soils where a crop has been sown on or before 15 September

1 October

Start of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure to tillage land with soils that are not shallow or sandy

15 October

Start of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure to grassland with soils that are not shallow or sandy

31 December

End of closed period for spreading high readily available N organic manure to shallow or sandy soils