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Soil Microbes Every Agronomist Should Know

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
webinar
This webinar will focus on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems. Agricultural soils can be a hostile environment for soil microbes. Current cropping systems...

Soil Health - Focus on Nutrients

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
webinar
The topics covered in this webinar will include an overview of soil health management practices, changes to expect in the soil organic matter, some of the major microbial groups involved in carbon and nitrogen dynamics, the role of soil enzymes, and how the choice of cover crops can help manage...

Next Generation Strategies for Managing Edge of Field Nutrient Losses

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
webinar
Nutrient loading and hypoxia are not just a coastal state issues. This webinar will discuss what is being done in the Mississippi River basin and Chesapeake Bay areas to meet load reduction goals. Presenters will introduce strategies and best management practices (BMPs) to be used in midwestern...

Farmer Training and Certification

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Conference Room, University of Maryland Wye Research and Education Center
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Farmer Training and Certification

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension office, Frederick County
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Farmer Training and Certification

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension office - Howard County
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Nutrient Management Certification Exam

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 - 10:00am
Maryland Department of Agriculture
This exam is one of the requirments to become a certified nutrient management consultant.
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