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Good Practices to Reduce Nutrient Loss in the Weser-Ems Region (Germany)


Citation

Dooley, Elizabeth (Hg.) 2016: Closing the Mineral Cycles at Farm Level. Good Practices to Reduce Nutrient Loss in the Weser-Ems Region (Germany).

Language
English, German
Author(s)
Credits

Editor: Elizabeth Dooley (Ecologic Institute)

Funding
Year
2016
Dimension
16 pp.
Project ID
2529
Table of Contents

Nutrient loss – Why does it matter?
Agricultural structure in Weser-Ems
How does nutrient loss affect farming business?
How does nutrient loss affect the Weser-Ems region and what are the causes?
What has already been done to address the problem in the region?
Set of region-specific good practices
Improving manure cover
Spreading at the right time for stage of crop growth
Improving fertilisation management plans for all agricultural sites
Using appropriate application techniques
Adjusting feeding strategies and techniques
Further good practices to reduce nutrient losses
Further relevant links
References