There are also 4 other conditions and one of them is there is no available storage on farm. So for dairy farmers derogation will not be available until mid winter when it will be to wet.Ok I've read this twice. As far as I understand it, at present people are spreading when they shouldn't, according to those 2018 regulations that I had never come across. This new form basically ALLOWS them to do it as long as it is within these guidelines. Am I missing something here?
"Normally, under regulation 4(1)(a) Reduction and Prevention of Agricultural Diffuse Pollution (England) Regulations 2018, when you apply organic manure to agricultural land, the application must be planned so that it does not either:
If you follow the conditions in this RPS, you can have a plan to apply organic manure to agricultural land that may exceed the needs of the soil or crop on that land, as long as it does not cause pollution."
- exceed the needs of the soil or crop on that land
- give rise to a significant risk of agricultural diffuse pollution