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nutrient management

Soil pH Affects Nutrient Availability

Soils are composed of mineral and organic matter. Weathered rocks provide soil minerals, while organic matter forms from decayed animal and plant residues. An important component of healthy soil, organic matter helps maintain and improve soil’s physical condition. Some of these benefits include...

PSI, PMT, and the Tier System: What You Need to Know

The Phosphorus Site Index (PSI) and the Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) are tools used to determine the risk for phosphorus runoff into nearby waterways. The PSI has been used for many years on fields with a Fertility Index Value (FIV) of 150 or greater. This is used to determine the safety of...
Maryland Department of Agriculture and its partners at the University of Maryland Extension will hold three workshops in July to provide dairy farmers with financial risk management information and...

Pre-sidedress Nitrate Testing: Crucial for Corn!

Soil nitrogen levels are very important for crop health and yields, especially when growing corn grain or corn silage. Fertilizer recommendations that are generated for a field that had a previous forage legume crop or manure application assume a significant nitrogen contribution from the previous...

Nutrient Management Update

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 - 9:15am to 3:15pm
National Wildlife Visitors Center, Laurel, Maryland
MDA has scheduled a continuing ed update on regulatory issues. Registration Information TBA

2016 Dorchester Vegetable Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Eastern Shore Hospital Center Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:30 am - 3:00 pm 5262 Woods Road Cambridge, MD 21613 Nutrient Management and Pesticide Credits to be given. Lunch provided. Call 410-228-8800 to register.

March Winter Webinar for Certified NM Consultants and Certified Farmers

Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
online
This webinar will be held via Adobe Connect. You will need access to a computer with speakers and a high-speed internet connection to participate. Two continuing education credits will be awarded for this webinar. Attendance Information: On the day of the webinar, please join the webinar five...

February Winter Webinar for Certified NM Consultants and Certified Farmers

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
online
This webinar will be held via Adobe Connect. You will need access to a computer with speakers and a high-speed internet connection to participate. Two continuing education credits will be awarded for this webinar. Attendance Information: On the day of the webinar, please join the webinar five...

January Winter Webinar for Certified NM Consultants RESCHEDULED to 2/4/16

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 - 2:00pm to Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
online
Rescheduled to February 4 due to the closure of the University. This webinar will be held via Adobe Connect. You will need access to a computer with speakers and a high-speed internet connection to participate. Two continuing education credits will be awarded for this webinar. Attendance...

Key Considerations for Your Next Nutrient Management Plan

Manure Applications in High FIV-P Fields Are you planning to apply manure or any phosphorus material to a high FIV-P field this spring? Manure or a P-containing product applied to a high FIV-P field requires some extra field work by your advisor. Work closely with your Nutrient Management Advisor...

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