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Predicting which farms are most likely to breach nitrate pollution regulations

New research analyses which farms and farmers exceed emissions limits set by the EU Nitrates Regulations.

Violations are most likely when a farm business undergoes substantive change, perhaps via an alternative business model, expanded production, or the buying or selling of land.

Violations reduce water quality and lead to penalties for farmers.

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