University of Maryland Extension

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 4 of 7)

a high tunnel with in-ground vegetable production
When: 
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: 
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
Address: 
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
6615 Reisterstown Rd
Baltimore, MD 21215
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Agricultural Nutrient Management Program
Description/Notes: 

This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your nutrient management plan than you? This seven-part series will teach you how to do it! *The course material, exam, and plan preparation is covered across the 7 days of this series and farmers should plan to attend all of the days if registered*


Required Skills:
Competency in high school math, familiarity with using a computer keyboard, and the ability to save and retrieve electronic files is essential for completion of the course and nutrient management plan development.


You will receive:

  • A comprehensive training binder – that will be used during the class, serve as a reference during the exam, and used as a valuable resource when you write future plans for your operation;
  • Certification – producers who pass the exam will be certified by MDA to write their own nutrient management plans; and
  • A discount - on the purchase price of NuMan Pro, Maryland’s nutrient management planning software.

Registration Information

  • Space is limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come basis; therefore, register early.
  • Paid registrations ($20.00) must be received by February 25, 2019.
  • For more information, please call 410-841-5959. Classes will be cancelled if there is lack of interest.

*Registration form is attached below*

Cost: 
$20
Contact: 
MDA Agricultural Nutrient Management Program
Contact Email: 
nminfo.mda@maryland.gov
Contact Phone: 
410-841-5959
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