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Theme: Use of manures

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NT1401: Open Competition: Use of injectors and low trajectory spreaders
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £196,787
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1402: To improve guidelines on waste management practices which will minimise the risk .. (Previously NT0301)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £129,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1403: Improving the conservation of N during storage of slurries and manures
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £197,370
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1404: Grassland manuring. Nitrogen loss and efficiency from use of organic manures (Previously NT0301)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £199,363
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1405: N loss from organic manures (Previously NT0309)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £165,996
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1407: Effective utilisation of animal manures in fertilising forage
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £136,545
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Levington Agriculture Ltd
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1408: Development of user-friendly systems for on-farm estimation of the available nitrogen content in solid manures/slurries
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £107,380
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1409: Utilisation of slurry on grazed and silage areas during the growing season (Previously NT0312)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £162,222
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1410: Nitrate leaching risk from livestock manures (Previously NT0310)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £172,137
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Harper Adams Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1411: Co-ordinator of NT14
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £8,125
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   GENUS
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
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