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Nutrient management meeting to be held in Pa.

January 22, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Are high fertilizer prices getting to you? If so, you might want to attend the nutrient management meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cumberland County Extension Office to get up to speed on issues relating to manure management and nitrogen efficiency.

The featured speakers will be Doug Beegle and Jerry Martin from Penn State Extension.

Here are the topics on for this program; call if you have any additional questions:

· Importing manure to your farm: do you know what you need to know?

· Can you reduce nitrogen costs? ? here are some nitrogen testing tools you can use

· No-till and manure application: not necessarily a contradiction in terms

· Nutrient management plans: go from plan to practice

The meeting will be held in the lower level meeting room of Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Office; at 1100 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA 17015. The registration fee is $10. Please register by Feb. 5. Call 1-717-240-6500.

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