Ammonia – why it is a problem and what can farmers do

Overview

This course provides an introduction to ammonia and farming.  It will cover the increasing concerns about ammonia and its effect on sensitive sites, public health and the ability of the UK to meet its agreed targets.  It also will look at how farms can reduce ammonia emissions, action that has already been taken by the government and others to address the problem and plans that are in place for further actions.

Who is the course for?

Farmers who wish to improve their knowledge of issues relating to ammonia emissions.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Sources of ammonia,
  • Damage caused by ammonia,
  • Action by government and others to address ammonia issue,
  • Reducing ammonia emissions on the farm,
  • Next steps.

Cost

Free to farmers and growers

To book a place

You can submit an expression of interest in attending this course by clicking on the blue button on the right.