NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Agricultural Nutrient Management Training Program

​DATES CLASS DESCRIPTION
January 17, 2017 Farmer Training and Certification - Queen Anne's County
University of Maryland Wye Research and Education Center
Producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure will learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture regulations.
January 24, 2017 Farmer Training and Certification - Howard County
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County Office
Producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure will learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture regulations.
February-March 2016 Farmer Training and Certification - Prince George's County
University of Maryland Prince George's County Extension Office
A seven-part training series that teaches urban and peri-urban farmers how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture regulations. 
February 10, 2017 Maryland Nutrient Management Certification Exam
(Mark your calendar. Check back for registration details)
February 28, 2017 Farmer Training and Certification - Frederick County
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County Office
Producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure will learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture regulations.
Various Dates Nutrient Applicator Voucher Training
Farmers who apply nutrients to 10 or more acres of cropland are required to attend a nutrient applicator training course once every three years. Open the PDF for this year's training schedule.
Webinars
(Available Anytime)
Learn and Earn CEUs Online
The University of Maryland and other institutions provide excellent nutrient management webinars. Even if you cannot attend a session "live," you might be able to earn CEUs at a later date.


Turfgrass Nutrient Management Training Program
(for Professional Fertilizer Applicators)

​DATES/LOCATION ​CLASS DESCRIPTION
Central Maryland  Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certification Review & Exam 
Lawn care professionals who apply fertilizer must be certified by MDA or work under the direct supervision of an individual who is certified. Open the PDF for exam date and registration form.
Recertification Training
This program is open only to currently certified Professional Fertilizer Applicators (turfgrass.) The program fulfills the 2-hour CEU requirement for PFA certificates that expire annually on June 30.
NEW: Additional Training
​Western Maryland Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certification Review & Exam

Lawn care professionals who apply fertilizer must be certified by MDA or work under the direct supervision of an individual who is certified. Open the PDF  for the latest certification and review schedule for Western Maryland.

Recertification Training
This program is open only to currently certified Professional Fertilizer Applicators (turfgrass.) The program fulfills the 2-hour CEU requirement for PFA certificates that expire annually on June 30.
Eastern Shore: NEW DATE: Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certification Review & Exam
Lawn care professionals who apply fertilizer must be certified by MDA or work under the direct supervision of an individual who is certified. Open the PDF  for the latest certification and review schedule for Eastern Maryland.
NEW DATE:  Recertification Training
This program is open to currently certified Professional Fertilizer Applicators (turfgrass). The program fulfills the 2-hour CEU requirement for PFA certificates that expire annually on June 30.
Southern Maryland NEW DATE:  Recertification Training
This program is open to currently certified Professional Fertilizer Applicators (turfgrass). The program fulfills the 2-hour CEU requirement for PFA certificates that expire annually on June 30.