Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Slurry and manure are likely to release ammonia when they come into contact with air. Emissions of ammonia can:
The UK is required to reduce its ammonia emissions to meet air quality standards.
There are many ways to reduce emissions of ammonia from slurry and manure handling, including:
The codes of good agricultural practice provide more information on how you can reduce ammonia emissions.
DAERA has published a document that provides good practice advice on how to reduce ammonia emissions from your farm.
The NIEA has produced a leaflet about the problems caused by ammonia emissions and what can be done to reduce them.
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