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Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14:28

Tips for farmers on managing silage to avoid water pollution

video silage EA officerThe Environment Agency and Reaseheath College have produced a video aimed at farmers helping them to prevent pollution of watercourses in relation to their management of silage.

Environment Officer Andy Jobson, whose patch includes Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, stars in the video, and shares his advice on how farmers should manage their silage clamps and timings of cropping to avoid pollution, and comply with the law.