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ORGANIC BY-PRODUCTS

1.0 Introduction
2.0 Application plans
3.0 Storing organic by-products
4.0 Making the most of FYM
5.0 Making the most of slurry
6.0 Dirty water separation
7.0 Silage liquor
8.0 Composting manures
9.0 Crop and produce waste
10.0 Water pollution risk reduction

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

11.0 Introduction
12.0 Farm access
13.0 Fences and gates
14.0 Stream crossings
15.0 Diversions and settlement areas

SOIL MANAGEMENT

16.0 Introduction
17.0 Checking soil condition
18.0 Recognising soil loss and damage
19.0 Timelines of operations
20.0 Field drainage
21.0 Managing ditches

CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES TO PROTECT SOILS

22.0 Introduction
23.0 Minimum tillage
24.0 Direct drilling
25.0 Contour ploughing
26.0 Rough ploughing

USING VEGETATION TO PROTECT SOILS

27.0 New hedgerows
28.0 Buffer zones

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

29.0 Introduction
30.0 Soil nutrient testing
31.0 Manure and slurry nutrient testing
32.0 Alternative nutrient sources
33.0 Nutrient planning
34.0 Fertiliser management

MANAGING LIVESTOCK AREAS

35.0 Introduction
36.0 Livestock tracks
37.0 Feeding and drinking areas
38.0 Sacrifice areas
39.0 Outdoor pigs

MANAGING WETLANDS

40.0 Introduction
41.0 Managing wetlands
42.0 Wetlands for water quality
43.0 Wetlands for grazing
44.0 Wetlands for conservation

RIPARIAN MANAGEMENT

45.0 Managing bank erosion

WATER MANAGEMENT

46.0 Introduction
47.0 Irrigating crops
48.0 Reducing Water Loss
49.0 Recycling Water
50.0 Clean Water Separation


 
Association of Rivers Trusts England Catchment Sensitive Farming Delivery Initiative
 
Whilst The Rivers Trust has endeavoured to ensure the accuracy of this guidance, it does not accept any liability arising from its use. Whilst the production of this publication was part-funded by The England Catchment Sensitive Farming Delivery Initiative (ECSFDI), the content does not necessarily reflect the agreed policy of Natural England, Environment Agency or Defra.
© The Rivers Trust 2012