Training for Nutrient Management Planners Online Video Workshop

Scott Sturgul – NPM Program

Please note registration ends on March 15.

Training for Nutrient Management Planners is a self-paced seven hour online video series and a one day face-to-face, follow-up workshop. The program is designed for current and potential nutrient management plan writers in Wisconsin – particularly production agronomists and county-based conservation staff. The intent of this workshop is to provide in-depth training on the preparation of quality nutrient management plans.

This online video series is available for viewing from February 1 to April 15, 2016. It is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison & Extension Nutrient & Pest Management Program, UW-Madison Department of Soil Science, UW-Platteville School of Agriculture, WI Dept. Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, and WI Dept. Natural Resources.

A brochure for the Training for Nutrient Management Planners workshop can be found here:

http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/TNMP_2016_FINAL.pdf

As a follow-up to the online video series, a one-day, live workshop is included with the registration fee. The follow-up workshop will feature extensive training on the use of the SnapPlus nutrient management planning software. Participants will prepare a functional plan for a real Wisconsin farm. Dates and locations for the follow-up workshops are: March 31 at the UW Agricultural Research Station in Marshfield, WI and April 4 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Madison, WI.

Registration for viewing the video series and attending one of two follow-up workshops is required. The total fee is $100 per person. Registration is open now and will close on March 15. Interested participants can register at: https://patstore.wisc.edu/npm/register.aspx. You must choose the follow-up workshop you wish to attend during the registration process. A credit card is the only acceptable form of payment on this website. A confirmation email will be sent to each participant. For questions on registration contact Scott Sturgul (ssturgul@wisc.edu, 608-262-7486). Please note: You must be able to access YouTube in order to view these presentations!

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) continuing education units (CEU’s) for this workshop have been approved by the Wisconsin CCA Board. The workshop contains 10 CEUs in nutrient management and 3 CEUs in soil and water management. The follow-up workshop provides 5.5 CEUs in soil and water management and 1 CEU in nutrient management.

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