Slurry and manure

Tips, tools and advice on slurry and manure management to help dairy, pig and beef farmers to reduce costs, add value and protect the environment. 

Managing slurry: How to save money and protect the environment

Slurry stores need to be big enough to get you through winter. This information, from AHDB, the Environment Agency, Catchment Sensitive Farming and Severn Trent, explains how you can calculate how much storage you need.

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Catchment Sensitive Farming

Catchment Sensitive Farming can help farmers in priority areas with advice and grants to improve slurry management.

Catchment Sensitive Farming: reduce water and air pollution Countryside Stewardship grants Catchment Sensitive Farming publications and case studies

Environment Agency

The Environment Agency regulates slurry stores in England under SSAFO and NVZ regulations. Contact details below.

Key actions for farmers: Resource efficiency and waste (Environment Agency) Key actions for farmers: Water, soil, nutrients and pesticides (Environment Agency)

Severn Trent’s Farming 4 Water

STEPS is part of Severn Trent’s Farming 4 Water catchment management programme. Farmers can apply to fund environmental projects on farm, from the pre-defined list of funding options which are match-funded up to £5,000 per application.

Visit Severn Trent: Catchment management page outlines the regulations around slurry storage and management. The information can be found below.

Tried & Tested

Tried & Tested has a range of resources available to help with nutrient planning and slurry management.

Visit Tried & Tested Professional Nutrient Management page