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Sheep
Top tips for compliance with sheep and goat identification and registration

Technical article

The Farming Advice Service (FAS) have produced some top tips to address the most common non-compliances identified during SMR 8 inspections.

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Cows
Top tips for compliance with cattle identification and registration

Technical article

The Farming Advice Service (FAS) have produced some top tips to address the most common non-compliances identified during SMR 7 inspections.

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Fertiliser spreader
Environment Agency reminder for farming rules for water

Technical article

A high level note from the Environment Agency to provide some information on compliance with spreading for crop/soil need and also information on soil testing.

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Are you complying with the farming rules for water?

Technical article

In April 2018, rules that apply to all farmers in England were introduced to help improve water quality by reducing diffuse pollution. This article explains the requirements of the rules…

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Nitrate Vulnerable Zones: Back to basics

Technical article

FAS has produced a technical article called 'NVZ: Back to basics', which provides a simple guide to the NVZ requirements. 

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Tree cutting and trimming rules

Technical article

A summary on the rules under GAEC 7c (Trees), including who the rules apply to, exceptions to the rules and when and how you can apply for a derogation.

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Technical articles

The Farming Advice Service has produced a number of technical articles, covering a range of topics related to cross compliance. To view the articles please click the 'Download' links.

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