Introducing the National Fertiliser Database


Medicated Feed and Fertilisers Regulations Act 2023 has ushered in a new era for fertiliser management in Ireland. As of 11 July 2023, this legislation has paved the way for the creation of the National Fertiliser Database.

Purpose of the National Fertiliser Database:

Key Dates to Remember:

24 July: Commencement of Part 3 of the 2023 Act. Registration begins for both Professional Fertiliser End Users and Fertiliser Economic Operators.

1 September: Mandatory data submission begins. Legal obligations concerning fertiliser purchase/sale/import are activated.

14 September: Deadline for Professional Fertiliser End Users to declare closing stocks.

30 September: Deadline for Fertiliser Economic Operators to declare closing stocks.

15 October: Final date for all users to submit closing stock data to the NFD.

15 December: Fertiliser Economic Operators to submit sales data for September to November 2023.

15 January 2024: Submission deadline for December 2023 sales data. Subsequent monthly data due by the 15th of the following month.

Data Submission Made Easy with Herbst Software:

We understand the importance of efficient and accurate data submission. That’s why Herbst Software offers a seamless API integration, allowing Co-ops and Agri-merchants to automatically upload data directly to the National Fertiliser Database. With our solution, there’s no need for manual data entry, ensuring accuracy and saving valuable time.

For those who prefer manual data entry, the department’s digital service,, is available. This platform will be regularly updated with essential information, FAQs, and instructional videos.

Choose Herbst Software for Hassle-Free Compliance:

Stay ahead of the curve and ensure your business is fully compliant with the new regulations. With Herbst Software’s API, you can effortlessly meet all your data submission requirements.

Get in touch today to learn more about our solutions tailored to the new National Fertiliser Database regulations.


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