University of Maryland Extension

nutrient 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
Filling Out Your AIR This month’s biggest question is: “how do I use the nutrient management plan to determine the total pounds of available nutrients applied from manure?” Consulting your nutrient...
This edition of the Lower Eastern Shore Agriculture Newsletter includes information on wheat scab managment, backyard gardeninig workshops, and nutrient managment updates.More info
Yes, the prime use for the nutrient management plan is to generate nutrient and lime recommendations for crops and pasture fields. Yet this document is designed to organize a number of other useful...

Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
2015 Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting will take place on Thursday, February 19th. The Annual Fruit School provides information related to commercial tree and small fruit production. Information on pesticide and nutrient management updates and cultural practices are presented by university...

Annual Implementation Reporting (AIR) Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Tilghman Terrace
Annual Implementation Reporting (AIR) Workshop The AIR Form has changed this year! AIR forms are due to MDA March 1, 2015. This workshop will assist CAFO operations in completing your AIR form. Materials to bring to the workshop: • Nutrient Management Plan • Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan...

Manure as a Natural Resource: Alternative Management Opportunities (EB-420)

A new publication (EB-420) is available from University of Maryland Extension. Manure as a Natural Resource: Alternative Management Opportunities is written as an overview of some existing technologies. Many new ideas are proposed for the region, and understanding the science behind them is...

Filling out the new Notice of Intent (CAFO permit)

The General Discharge Permit for CAFO's and large MAFO's expired on November 30, 2014. Those who are currently registered under the permit have until January 30, 2015 to file a new notice of intent (NOI) with the Maryland Department of Environment. Some of the information may be difficult to find...


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