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Nutrient-management workshop planned at Keedysville research center

August 12, 2013

The Maryland Department of Agriculture and University of Maryland Extension will offer a one-day course titled “Practical Experiences in Nutrient Management” Thursday, Sept. 12, at the University of Maryland’s Western Maryland Research and Education Center in Keedysville.

Topics include plan writing for perennial fruit operations, calibrating manure spreaders, soil nitrate testing, the new Phosphorus Management Tool, yield checks for corn grail and silage and features of NuMan Pro 4.0.

The fee is $20 per person and covers learning materials, morning break and lunch. Participants receive six credit hours toward the Maryland Nutrient Management Program’s continuing-education requirement.

Register by Sept. 6 by calling 410-841-5959 or by going to www.mda.mary land.gov. Scroll down the Quick Links to Nutrient Management and click on Nutrient Management Training Classes for a registration form.

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