DARD Mobile Apps
Mobile applications (Apps) are software programmes which can be downloaded and used on an appropriate Smartphone. DARD have developed a number of Apps which can be used by farmers in Northern Ireland to comply with regulations, reduce red tape, and simplify management decisions. The apps are free to download and use. The apps that are currently available are detailed below. To install the app on your smartphone, visit the appropriate application link or scan the application QR tag.
App 1APHIS Mobile (iPhone and iPad only)
APHIS (Animal Public Health and Information System) Online mobile gives farmers in Northern Ireland access to their cattle herd information stored on DARD’s APHIS system. APHIS Online mobile allows users to:
Users registering births and deaths with APHIS Online mobile do not have to submit MC1 paper registrations to DARD. The service is free to use but requires the user to register a Government Gateway account with DARD.
Help and Support for APHIS Mobile
App 2Nitrogen loading Calculator (iPhone, Android)
This Calculator is designed to help you manage your farm in relation to the nitrogen loading limit of the Nitrates regulations. The nitrogen loading limit for most farms is 170 kg N/ha and this is in effect a stocking rate limit.
By entering the numbers of livestock you have and the land area that you farm you can check if you are below the 170kg N/ha/year limit or if operating under derogation below the 250kg N/ha/year limit.
The Calculator is easy to use, available 24 hours per day, secure and confidential.
Help and Support for Nitrogen Loading Calculator
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Contact Us – For more information about any of the DARD Mobile Apps please contact us at email@example.com or Tel: 028 9442 6699 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm).