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Manure fertilizers, stocking rate - DE Naturland 2005

Huber, Beate (2006) Manure fertilizers, stocking rate - DE Naturland 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The maximum stocking density for a NATURLAND farm is calculated by the equivalent of 1,4 dung units (equivalent to 112 kg N/ha and 98 kg P2O5/ha). (NL standards on production, Part B.II. Livestock production and Appendix 4)

Difference

The NATURLAND standard is more restrictive. According to the EU Regulation 2092/91 the maximum stocking rate is an equivalent of 170 kg N/ha (approx. 2.9 du/ha).

Justification

To limit the input of nitrogen.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Livestock manure - Annex I B7, see also Annex VII
Annex VII. Maximum numbers of animals per ha

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Animal husbandry > Stocking rates (land)
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Naturland
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:746
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:16 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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