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Residential Management Team
Key dates in October to be aware of are:
1st October – You can burn heather, rough grass, bracken, gorse or vaccinium on land in upland areas from this date (GAEC*6)
1st October – this is the start of the closed period for applying organic manure with a high readily available nitrogen content (for example, slurry, poultry manures or liquid digested sewage sludge) to tillage land on soils which are not shallow or sandy. (SMR**1)
1st October – EFA cover crops must be established by this date and retained until at least 15th January 2019.
14th October – EFA catch crops must be retained until at least this date.
15th October – Start of closed period for applying organic manure with a high readily available nitrogen content (e.g. slurry, poultry manures or liquid digested sewage slude) to grassland on soils which are not shallow or sandy. (SMR1)
31st October – If you hold a summer water abstraction licence (authorising abstraction wholly within the months of April to October), the Enivronment Agency will make actual abstraction return forms available to you from this date. You then have 28 days to send your readings to the Environment Agency. (GAEC2)
For more information or advice please contact a member of our Farm Business Team: