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Urea fertilisers consultation - have your say now

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THIS CONSULTATION CLOSES ON 26 JANUARY 2021

Updated 21Jan 2021

The NFU has now drafted a response to the consultation. Members can still continue feeding into the final response document.

The government has launched a consultation on reducing ammonia emissions from urea fertilisers. This is a really important consultation that all members are urged to respond to as it will impact the way we farm.

It closes on 26 January 2021, so time is running out.

Three policy options are set out in the consultation for reducing ammonia emissions by regulating the use or sale of solid urea – liquid urea would be excluded from any new rules.

The three options being consulted on are:

  • A ban on solid urea fertilisers
  • A requirement to stabilise solid urea fertilisers with the addition of a urease inhibitor
  • A requirement to restrict the spreading of solid urea fertilisers, allowable only from 15 January to 31 March

This is your chance to have your say

There are two ways to take part:

Option 1: Go directly to the Reducing