NEW! Online, Self-paced Nutrient Mgmt. Farmer Education Curriculum
The NPM Program announces the release of a new, online, self-paced Nutrient Management Farmer Education (NMFE) Curriculum! We hope everyone is familiar with the traditional NMFE Curriculum – many of you have been delivering it for years.
Since its original release in 1999, the NMFE Curriculum has been an evolving collection of instructional tools for educating farmers (and others) on improved nutrient management practices. The goal is to involve farmers in the design of their own nutrient management plans. The traditional version of the curriculum had been sent out via a flash drive loaded with PowerPoint presentations and additional resources.
The year 2022 marks the release of a new platform and updated content for the NMFE Curriculum. An online, video-based instruction version allows for self-paced learning by users. Content of the digital curriculum is displayed in a modular format. Each module deals with a specific component of a nutrient management plan and features multiple, short, instructive videos along with linked resources. Please check out the new curriculum and let us know what you think. The NMFE Curriculum will be periodically revised and updated with new materials as warranted.
Desktop and laptop users: https://nmfe.webhosting.cals.wisc.edu/. (Please allow a minute for the interactive module to load.)
Mobile phone users: UW Nutrient Management Education Quick Summary (Non-interactive PDF)
Support for this project has been supplied by the Wisconsin Dept. Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection (WDATCP) and the Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub.