University of Maryland Extension

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan: Session 2- 2021 (Online Multi-day series)

Monday, Mar. 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Online (Zoom, WebEx, or Similar)
Event Type: 
Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

COURSE DESCRIPTION Participants will learn how to write a nutrient management plan from beginning to end and how to use NuMan Pro nutrient management planning software. Principles will be discussed via live webinar (Zoom, WebEx or similar) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Video guidance for NuMan Pro activities will be available and online “office hours” (Zoom, WebEx or similar) will occur on Tuesday and Thursday to guide participants through NuMan Pro activities.

COURSE CREDITS Newly (less than one year since certification) certified nutrient management consultants will receive 6 continuing education credits with satisfactory course completion, which includes participation in webinars and completion of plan development. A certificate of completion will be issued to participants who complete the necessary components. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND The workshop is intended for newly-certified Nutrient Management Consultants. Others interested in learning about nutrient management plan development are welcome to attend. Note: This workshop does not certify participants to write nutrient management plans in Maryland. 


  • Monday March 8, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm Lecture/Discussion
  • Tuesday March 9, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm Office hours (optional attendance), Participants expected to complete NuMan activities assigned on Monday at any time during this day
  • Wednesday March 10, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm Lecture/Discussion
  • Thursday March 11, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm Office hours (optional attendance), Participants expected to complete NuMan activities assigned on Wednesday at any time during this day
  • Friday March 12, 2021 1:00-3:00 pm Lecture/Discussion, Go over resources and expectations for plan development portion of course.
  • Plan development: Participants will have two weeks to develop a complete Nutrient Management Plan using provided data. Specialists will review and provide individual feedback within a week of submission.

REGISTRATION 1) Registration ( is required; links for access will be sent to those who register. 2) There is no cost for this course, but 3) the latest version of NuMan software will be needed on your desktop/laptop before the start of the course. NuMan licenses are $75 if you or your institution does not yet already have one. Contact Emileigh Lucas at if you have any questions. Contact David Ruppert at if the $75 NuMan software license is a hardship. *REGISTRATION CAPPED AT 15 PEOPLE*

ACCESSIBILITY CONSIDERATIONS Participants must have access to a stable internet connection, be able to connect to Zoom, WebEx or similar, have access to NuMan Pro 5.0 software, and be able to access Google Drive (for course materials and participant folders). Contact Emileigh Lucas at if you have any concerns about accessing the course and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Free (aside from cost for software, if not already owned)
Emileigh Lucas
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301-405-2465 (leave a voicemail so I can receive off campus)
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