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Care and Calibration of Injector Pumps

This fact sheet was developed to familiarize you with the care and up-keep of fertilizer injector pumps or proportioners and to discuss several methods of calibrating these pumps for effective and efficient application of nutrients and other materials on your plants. Proper care and calibration...

Assessing the Extent of Soil Loss from Nursery Tree Root Ball Excavation

A soil quality management issue unique to tree nurseries is the removal of soil off site with sale of the ornamental trees and shrubs, which are harvested with a balled and burlapped (B and B) root ball. The amount of soil removed with B and B harvest and sale has been estimated as much as 5 cm per...

Production systems

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Although any one individual urban farm might use multiple methods to grow crops and raise livestock, urban agriculture production systems can be broadly categorized as Ground-based outdoor urban farming Hydroponic or aquaponic indoor production Rooftop farming...

Chapter 1: Urban production systems

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Neith Little Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture University of Maryland Extension In agricultural contexts, the word production is used as short-hand to refer to all the activities involved in physically growing, raising, or making the products (vegetables, flowers...

Operator Certification (FTC) for Writing Nursery Nutrient Management Plans for Nursery, Greenhouses and Controlled Environments

Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Wye Research and Education Center
Description: Nursery Operator Certification (FTC) for writing nursery nutrient management plans will be offered to growers who are interested in attaining Farmer Training Certification for writing nutrient management plans. This training program will assist you in writing a nutrient management plan...

Operator Certification (FTC) for Writing Nutrient Management Plans for Nursery, Greenhouses and Controlled Environments

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland, Central Maryland Research and Education Center
Nursery Operator Certification (FTC) for writing nursery nutrient management plans will be offered to growers who are interested in attaining Farmer Training Certification for writing nutrient management plans. This training program will assist you in writing a nutrient management plan for your...
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