University of Maryland Extension

Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

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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...

Maryland Nutrient Management Regulations

In May 2000, the state of Maryland officially published regulations which guide the implementation of the 1998 Water Quality Improvement Act. A current set of these regulations are posted on the Maryland Department of Agriculture's web site . Below is an overview of the current regulations: COMAR...

History of Nutrient Management Planning in Maryland

Prior to the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, programs already existed to implement some aspects of water quality improvement, but no program was in place to specifically address nutrient management planning. Nutrient management planning is (1) a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) aimed at...

UME Nutrient Management Advisors

Allegany County Jessica McClurg One Commerce Drive Cumberland, MD 21502 301-724-3320 Fax: 301-722-4015 jmcclurg@umd.edu Anne Arundel County Emileigh Lucas 97 Dairy Lane Gambrills, MD 21054 410-222-3906 Fax: 410-222-3909 erosso@umd.edu Baltimore County Erika Taylor Crowl 1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2...

Fiscal Year 2017 Priorities

Nutrient management planning priorities for the Agricultural Nutrient Management Program are stated in a formal agreement between the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the University of Maryland. The following priorities shall guide program delivery: farmers who have filed a notice of...

College Park Staff & Nutrient Management Specialists

Trish Steinhilber Program Coordinator University of Maryland 0116 Symons Hall College Park, MD 20742 301-405-1319 psteinhi@umd.edu Paul Shipley Nutrient Management and Software Technical Support Specialist University of Maryland 0116 Symons Hall College Park, MD 20742 301-405-2563 prs@umd.edu...

Nutrient Management Resources

In addition to providing general information on nutrient management planning, the Agricultural Nutrient Management Program has additional information available for the following topics: Publications Soils Data for Stream Determination Study Materials for the MD Nutrient Management Certification...

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