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Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

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FTC for Diverse Operations

Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) for Diverse Operations The FTC for Diverse Operations module encompasses all scenarios from fertilizer-only operations and those operations having animals and utilizing manure. In this section of our website, you will find worksheets used in the FTC Diverse...

Farmer Training & Certification

Farmer Training & Certification (FTC) workshops are designed for producers who are interested in becoming certified to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. The training consists of two days (in most locations), or there is a session in Frederick County, MD that is spread...

Workshop and Webinar Materials

The information on this page is for anyone who is interested in the materials that were used in our recent workshops or webinars. Choose your topic of interest below and you will be taken to the recordings and/or PowerPoint slides. Soils (Basic) Nitrogen Phosphorus (including PSI &PMT) Manure...

Study Materials for the MD Nutrient Management Certification Exam

The following study materials will help prepare you to take the Maryland Nutrient Management Certification Exam: Example Questions Maryland Nutrient Management Certification Exam - Example Questions Fundamentals of Nutrient Management Course 2017 Presentations & Video Recordings Publications...

Organic Nutrient Value Calculator (ONVC)

Organic Nutrient Value Calculator - ONVC (Excel Spreadsheet) ONVC Instructions (PDF) To help quantify the value of manure, the University of Maryland Agricultural Nutrient Management Program has developed the ONVC. This calculator is designed to utilize current fertilizer prices to determine the...

Maryland Leaching Index Values

Please click on a county below to view the corresponding Leaching Index Value: Allegany County Howard County Anne Arundel County Kent County Baltimore County Montgomery County Calvert County Prince George's County Caroline County Queen Anne's County Carroll County Somerset County Cecil County St...

Soil Sampling for the PSNT

How do I sample for the PSNT? Use a soil probe to take your PSNT samples. Take soils samples that are 12 inches deep (this is the approximate depth of the corn roots). Collect 30-40 samples randomly throughout the field. Put all the samples in a clean plastic bucket, making sure to break up any...

Job Openings with the Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

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Phosphorus Site Index (PSI)

The Phosphorus Site Index, or PSI, is an integral part of a nutrient management plan . If a producer intends to add phosphorus in commercial or organic forms (including starter fertilizer) to a field and the soil test indicates a phosphorus fertility index value (FIV-P) of 150 or more for that...

Yield Goal Checks

Yield goals are used to develop nutrient recommendations for nitrogen on a crop. Under Maryland Nutrient Management Regulations , yield goals can be determined in one of several ways: take the average of the 3 highest-yielding years for the latest 5 years a specific crop has been grown on a...

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