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nutrient management

Baltimore County Nutrient Applicator Voucher Training

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Baltimore County Extension Office
This training session will fulfill requirements for the nutrient applicator voucher renewal. Those who are seeking a new voucher may also attend. This program is free, but advanced registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call the Baltimore County Extension Office at 410-...

Maryland Agricultural Nutrient Management Update

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
National Wildlife Visitors Center, Laurel
This course will provide an update on nutrient management regulations and provide information on current topics affecting the agricultural community. Regulatory Update: MDA New AIR, PMT, MACS and MDE CAFO Permit (New) Alternative Crops – Hemp, Cannabis Saltwater Intrusion – Biomass Crops Poultry...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on Extension winter production meetings, farmland rental and values, tank-mixing pyrethroids with hebicides and fungicides, wheat seeding rates, soybean pod and bean diseases, prussic acid poisioning, right-to-farm hemp,...More info

Soil Morphology and Land Use Evaluation on the Upper Delmarva

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Chesapeake Farms
Land use interpretations are based on soil morphology – the physical characteristics and properties of the soil that can be seen or felt. This field-based training will be an opportunity for participants to view and describe Coastal Plain soils of the Delmarva. We will discuss how soil morphology...

Practical Experiences in Nutrient Management- Small Intensive Food Production

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Real Food Farms, Baltimore City
This hands-on program will include: Tour of farm and how to determine management units for diverse operations Discussion and comparison of organic nutrient sources and practice taking representative samples Lunch Tackling the challenges of applying an NMP to a small intensive food production...

Nutrient management

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 14: Plants take nutrients up through their roots and use them to build their bodies, including the parts we and animals eat. Plants need nutrients, like nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K), to build their bodies. Different soil amendments add...

Practical Experiences in Nutrient Management

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:30pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
Hands-on activities to enhance any certified farmer or certified nutrient management consultant’s skill set. “Grape and small fruit tissue sampling and interpretation” led by Dr. Joe Fiola “Estimating Hay and Pasture Forage Yields” led by Dr. Amanda Grev “Manure spreader calibrations” led by the...

Manure Injection for Nutrient Management, Forage Production, and Profit

Monday, Jul. 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online at: https://go.umd.edu/manure_injection_webinar
Join to learn from the experts: “Agronomic and Financial Benefits of Manure Injection and Integrated Small Grains into a Dairy Rotation” with Dr. Heather Karsten and Dr. Virginia Ishler of Penn State Integrating small grains and manure injection into a dairy rotation, such as spring soil moisture...

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...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Harrington Moose Lodge
Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new and existing poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management. With today’s environment, it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm...

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