University of Maryland Extension

nutrient management

Harford County Nutrient Applicator Voucher Training

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Those who apply nutrients (manure or commercial fertilizer) to 10 or more acres in Maryland are required by the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) to obtain a nutrient applicator voucher by attending an approved training session. Voucher holders must attend a renewal training at least once...

Manure: Dollars and Cents

Have you ever wondered how much a manure application is worth for your operation? Manure and other organic products have an economic value because they provide nutrients for crops and save money on fertilizer expense. However, assigning an exact dollar value can be a bit complicated. The University...
Fall is already here: corn silage harvest is coming to a close, and the corn grain harvest has started. WOW! Where did summer go? University of Maryland Extension Nutrient Management Advisors offer...

Baltimore County Nutrient Applicator Voucher Training

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Baltimore County UM Extension Office
This training session will fulfill requirements for the nutrient applicator voucher renewal. Those who are seeking a new voucher may also attend. This program is free, but advanced registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call the Baltimore County Extension Office at 410-...

Fall Soil Sampling

Soil samples are good for three years for Nutrient Management Plan development. Expired soil sample analyses must be replaced! Use your Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) to quickly determine fields in need of sampling. Look at the “Test Date” column on the “Soil Test Results” page of your NMP...

Soil Organic Matter

As part of soil testing, we have an option to choose to test soil level Organic Matter (OM). In general, folks know that higher OM levels are more desirable. However, in many cases, there is an extra charge. So why is it important to know the levels of organic matter in our soils? Organic Matter...
Are your fruit tissue sample analyses and soil analyses up to date? It is once again that time of year to consider your sampling needs. Sample analyses are good for three years. If you need to update...

Farmers: the First Environmentalists

Does the title ring true to you? Time to let people know! Farmers can showcase their environmental efforts in their Nutrient Management Plans. There are several areas of the Nutrient Management Plan cover letter that are designed for farmers to do just that. The main area is under “Best Management...

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Wye Research & Education Center, 124 Wye Narrows Dr., Queenstown, MD 21658
How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan Participants will learn how to write a nutrient management plan from beginning to end and how to use the nutrient management planning software, NuMan Pro. Participants will not come out of this training with a finished nutrient management plan; rather, they’...
This issue of the LES Ag newsletter includes informaiton on Pencil to Plow, Nutrient Managment training, Precision Ag Equipment Day, and the 2015 Spring Ag Commissioners Tour.More info

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