University of Maryland Extension

Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

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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

Nutrient Management Specialist (Faculty Specialist) Position #: 123747 Closing Date April 30, 2018 Location: College Park, MD Nature and Purpose: Nutrient management specialist will work with the Agricultural Nutrient Management Program ( ANMP ), a unit of the Department of Environmental Science...

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...

Manure Spreader Calibration

Calibration is a way of checking and/or making adjustments to manure application equipment to ensure that a nutrient source is being applied uniformly and at the desired rate. It is important to properly calibrate manure application equipment to minimize the potential for over or under applying...

Pre-Sidedress Soil Nitrate Test (PSNT)

The Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test (PSNT) is a widely used test for optimizing nitrogen fertilizer use for corn grain and corn silage. It is a soil test that measures the amount of nitrate nitrogen available in the soil at the time when the crop is most likely to start using it. This nitrogen is a...

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