University of Maryland Extension

Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

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Spring-established Perennial Forage Crops

Q: When giving nutrient recommendations for a spring-seeded perennial forage crop, should I also include maintenance recommendations for the same growing season? A: The pre-plant fertilizer recommendations sustain the crop through the first cutting. After the first cutting, maintenance...

Duration of Plan

Q. My client has less than 20 animal units, so I know that we can use book values for the manure nutrient content rather than requiring a manure sample. She would like a multi-year plan, but isn’t sure on which fields she’ll end up applying the manure. Is it ok to develop a plan with multiple field...

Record Keeping Templates

Recordkeeping instructions and templates for small-scale fruit and vegetable growers

Liquid Fertilizer Densities

MDA: Common Liquid Fertilizer Weights Fluid Fertilizer Foundation: Fluid Fertilizer Densities

Nitrate not included on analyses

Q. Why isn’t nitrate included in the average manure composition table on the ANMP website? ( Posted March 16, 2018) A. Very few laboratories serving agricultural clientele analyze for nitrate in manure and other organic samples submitted to them, so we have insufficient data for reliable averages...

Manure Issues

Manure (Small Quantities) Manure Quantity Estimation for Organic Integrated Poultry Operators Manure (and Other Organic Materials) on Soybeans

Analyses With Problematic or Confusing Results

Q. Results occasionally come back on soil and manure/compost analyses that are confusing or potentially flawed. Where can I find examples of these types of analyses so I know when to contact the lab or how to enter the results? (Posted on March 2, 2018) A. See the Nutrient Management Planning Tools...

Analyses With Problematic or Confusing Results

Q. Results occasionally come back on soil and manure/compost analyses that are confusing or potentially flawed. Where can I find examples of these types of analyses so I know when to contact the lab or how to enter the results? (Posted on March 2, 2018) A. See the Nutrient Management Planning Tools...

Problematic Results and Flawed Analyses

Introduction: Results occasionally come back on soil and manure/compost analyses that are confusing or potentially flawed. The following examples, explanations, and resolutions should help provide guidance in some of the more common situations that arise. Examples and Resolutions: The following...

Regulations and Policy

MDA Nutrient Management Update 2017: Policy Changes (December 2017)

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