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For access to Industry progress reviews and also reports on soil analysis by the Professional Agricultural Analysis Group (PAAG) click Industry progress reviews and reports from soil labs.

Tried & Tested SNS Calculator 2013

1107kb XLSM

The Soil Nitrogen Supply (SNS) Index is an indicator of the soils capacity to supply N to a crop in the absence of applied fertilisers. The more N the soil can supply, the less fertiliser N needs to be applied.

Tried & Tested Nutrient Management Plan

557kb PDF

Nutrient Management Plan
Created by the industry, for the industry

Tried & Tested guide, Feed Planning for Cattle and Sheep

1591kb PDF

This guide, along with the other Tried & Tested publications, can help farmers fully integrate their use of manure, fertilisers and feeds into a more complete whole-farm nutrient plan.

There is a real win:win to be gained by balancing nutrient input to nutrient use on farm; costs can be reduced and gains made from improving efficiency.

FACTS - Using-fertilisers?

194kb PDF

...then you need professional advice
from an FQA - a FACTS Qualified Adviser

Keep your Fertiliser Secure and out of Sight

3676kb PDF

NaCTSO Fertiliser Security Five Point Plan for securing fertilisers on farm.

Latest recommendations for managing phosphorus in agriculture

803kb PDF

The following is a list of recommendations relating to the use of P in agriculture that are
applicable to both the use of fertilisers and organic manures.

Fertiliser Spreader Manual

842kb PDF

Choosing, maintaining & using

Fluid Fertiliser Tank Inspection Checklist

38kb PDF

Photocopy this form to create your own records

Fluid Fertiliser Storage Tank Environmental Risk Assessment for Spillages

47kb PDF

This assessment should be completed for all existing or proposed installations

Data Sheets 9-10 Fluid Fertilisers

85kb PDF

Fertiliser product safety data sheets 2006 series

Fluid Fertiliser Code Tank Sticker 2015

218kb PDF

Follow the Fluid Fertiliser Code

Code of Practice for The Prevention of Water Pollution from The Storage and Handling of Fluid Fertilisers Part 1 SUPPLIERS

839kb PDF

This Code of Practice for the Prevention of Water Pollution from the Storage and Handling of Fluid Fertilisers is in three parts: PART 1 - SUPPLIERS; PART 2 - TANKER DRIVERS; PART 3 - USERS

Code Of Practice For The Prevention Of Water Pollution From The Storage And Handling Of Fluid Fertilisers Part 2 TANKER DRIVERS

836kb PDF

This Code of Practice for the Prevention of Water Pollution from the Storage and Handling of Fluid Fertilisers is in three parts: PART 1 - SUPPLIERS; PART 2 - TANKER DRIVERS; PART 3 - USERS

Code of Practice for The Prevention of Water Pollution from The Storage and Handling of Fluid Fertilisers Part 3 – USERS

838kb PDF

This Code of Practice for the Prevention of Water Pollution from the Storage and Handling of Fluid Fertilisers is in three parts: PART 1 - SUPPLIERS; PART 2 - TANKER DRIVERS; PART 3 - USERS

Agricultural Packaging Waste

650kb PDF

CPA Waste Leaflet - Information for Farmers

Handling Big Bags on Farm

78kb PDF

Product Stewardship for Fertilisers
500kg 600kg 1000kg