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Ireland's next nitrates regulation is due to be finalised over the next month

Ireland's next nitrates regulation is due to be finalised over the next month

Ireland's next nitrates regulation is due to be finalised over the next month

The Department of Agriculture is urging the country’s dairy processors to consider increasing payments to suppliers based on the environmental status of their farm.

At an Agriculture Committee debate on the Nitrates Directive senior inspector Jack Nolan said the industry will have “a key role in driving behaviour change” if measures under Ireland’s proposed Nitrates Action Programme are to be fully implemented from January 2022.


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