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WRAP | Digestate and compost good practice guidance

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Guidance for farmers, growers, advisers and agricultural contractors on how to maximise the benefits of using digestate and compost as renewable fertilisers, is now available from ACR+ member, WRAP.

The good practice guide for farmers, growers and advisers provides an introduction to compost and anaerobic digestate, how they can be integrated into farm nutrient planning and how they should be applied to the field. It also includes; the Renewable Fertiliser Matrix, typical nutrient contents of digestate and compost for use in fertiliser planning and guidance on NVZ and other regulatory compliance.

The good practice guide for agricultural contractors provides an introduction to compost and anaerobic digestate, the importance of supplying the right quality, and how they should be applied to the field. It also explains considerations required for digestate and compost made from food waste and includes guidance on how best to apply to help maximise the fertiliser value.

For more information: www.wrap.org.uk