The application window for NVZ derogations 2018 closes on 29 December 2017. The grassland derogation is a specific allowing additional nitrogen applications from livestock manure in a NVZ. It increases the 170kg/ha N per year limit to 250kg/ha N per year for grazing livestock manure only.
To apply call an EA National Customer Contact Centre. Farmers with a 2017 derogation will need to reapply for 2018.