Nutrient Planning - Useful resources
- Technical Note (TN656): Soils information, texture and liming recommendations.
- Technical Note (TN714): Liming materials and recommendations
- Technical Note (TN715): Phosphate and potash recommendations for crops grown in Highland and Islands
- Technical Note (TN716): Phosphate and potash recommendations for crops grown in South West Scotland
- Technical Note (TN717): Phosphate and potash recommendations for crops grown in North East Scotland and Tayside
- Technical Note (TN718): Phosphate and potash recommendations for crops grown in Fife, Lothian and Scottish Borders
- Technical Note (TN668): Managing soil phosphorus
- Technical Note (TN699): Agricultural use of biosolids composts anaerobic digestates and other industrial organic fertilisers
- Technical Note (TN650): Optimising the application of bulky organic fertilisers
- Technical Note (TN726): Fertiliser recommendations for grassland
- Technical Note (TN731): Nitrogen Recommendations for Cereals, Oilseed Rape and Potatoes
- Technical Note (TN685): Sulphur Recommendations for Crops
- Technical Note (TN671): Management of boron in soils for crops
- Technical Note (TN664): Management of cobalt in grassland soils
- Technical Note (TN657): Management of copper in soils for cereals
- Technical Note (TN655): Fertiliser recommendations for soft fruit and rhubarb crops
- RAMS - How to complete a Risk Assessment for Manure and Slurry map
- Practical Guide: Soil Sampling I - How to take a soil sample
- Practical Guide: Soil Sampling II - Benefits to your business
- Practical Guide: Nutrient Budgeting I - The benefits to your business
- Practical Guide: Nutrient Budgeting II - Getting started
- Farmer’s guide to sourcing and using digestate and compost
- RPID Inspector guidance brief for NVZ's
For more information about slurry storage, see our Slurry Lagoons webpage.
Nutrient Management Software
PLANET Scotland (Planning Land Applications of Nutrients for Efficiency and the environmenT) is a nutrient management decision support tool for use by farmers and advisers in England/Wales and Scotland for field level nutrient planning and for assessing and demonstrating compliance with the Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) rules.
Use the link above to access the PLANET webpage from where you can download the software.
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