Advanced nutrient management course scheduled
COLUMBIA, Mo.– The University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program along with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will hold the 2013 Annual Advanced Nutrient Management Course Feb. 5-6 at the MU Bradford Research Center, Columbia.
The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about managing nutrients on farms. The course will be of special benefit to those farms using animal manure as a fertilizer. It is highly recommended for manure applicators and those who write nutrient management plans in Missouri.
In addition to manure strategies and adjusting manure rates based on new manure tests, topics will include wheat fertilizer management, organic alfalfa production, cover crops and regulatory issues.
Pre-registration is required. Course cost is $200 for those registering on or before Jan. 29. Late registration cost is $230. To register, contact Katrina Turner-Spencer at 573-882-0178 or TurnerKa@missouri.edu.