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End of Prohibited Period for Slurry Spreading Approaching

Jan 12, 2015 | General News | 0 comments

12th January 2015

From January 13th, farmers in some parts of the country are free to spread slurry again. See below a reminder of the dates during which slurry spreading/application of fertilisters is prohibited.

PERIODS WHEN APPLICATION OF FERTILISERS TO LAND IS PROHIBITED

1. In counties Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly,
Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow, the period during which the application
of fertilisers to land is prohibited is the period from—
(a) 15 September to 12 January in the case of the application of chemical
fertiliser
(b) 15 October to 12 January in the case of the application of organic
fertiliser (other than farmyard manure)
(c) 1 November to 12 January in the case of the application of farmyard
manure.

2. In counties Clare, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo,
Meath, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath, the period during which the application
of fertilisers to land is prohibited is the period from—
(a) 15 September to 15 January in the case of the application of chemical
fertiliser
(b) 15 October to 15 January in the case of the application of organic
fertiliser (other than farmyard manure)
(c) 1 November to 15 January in the case of the application of farmyard
manure.

3. In counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan, the period during
which the application of fertilisers to land is prohibited is the period from—
(a) 15 September to 31 January in the case of the application of chemical
fertiliser
(b) 15 October to 31 January in the case of the application of organic
fertiliser (other than farmyard manure)
(c) 1 November to 31 January in the case of the application of farmyard
manure.

All dates above are inclusive.

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