University of Maryland Extension

nutrient management

Soil testing is the basis of developing nutrient recommendations for maximum production of agronomic crops. Therefore, dependable recommendations demand good soil sampling techniques. Read more about...

Fall Soil Nitrate Testing Workshop

Friday, Jul. 26, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am
University of Maryland Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown, Maryland
Fall Soil Nitrate Testing Workshop The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Agricultural Nutrient Management Program will offer a training workshop on fall soil nitrate testing (FSNT) on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the University of Maryland Wye Research and Education...

PENM – Practical Experiences in Nutrient Management

Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Central Maryland Research and Education Center, Clarksville, Maryland
A variety of lectures and demonstrations will enhance any plan writer's skills. Topics include: plan writing for perennial fruit operations, calibrating manure spreaders, field data collection for the PSI and PMT, safe use of drive-on scales for spreader calibration and yield checks for corn grain...

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014 - 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’...

Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test (PSNT) Training Session

Friday, May. 31, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Wye Research & Education Center, Queenstown, MD
The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Agricultural Nutrient Management Program will be providing free training workshops on the Pre-sidedress Soil Nitrate Test (PSNT) in May 2013. Learn why and how to use the PSNT procedure for determining the status of soil nitrate-nitrogen for corn silage or...

2013 Mid-Atlantic Precision Ag Equipment Day

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Caroline County 4H Park, 8230 Detour Rd, Denton, MD 21629
Farmers from around the region are invited to join us and learn how to make precision agriculture pay in their operation. Practical and informative advice will be given on sprayer and planter section control, variable rate seeding, economics and practical implementation of RTK and GPS, soil mapping...
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Pre-Sidedress Soil Nitrate Testing: Crucial for Corn!

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

Nutrient Management Plan Update Sessions

Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Charles County UME office
Nutrient Management Plan Update Sessions Please bring with you to the session (1) an electronic file of your previous nutrient management plan if availiable, (2) current soil analyses (less than 3 years old), (3) current manure analysis (less than 1 year old), (4) farm maps and (5) knowledge of...

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