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Nutrient Management Planning and Compliance

Course Number: 10093350
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-090-350 NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND COMPLIANCE ...student will have a proficiency in basic soil fertility and fertilizers with an emphasis on manure. Basic understanding of crop fertility requirements and soil pH impacts. Soil lab analysis and field mapping will be integrated through the use of SNAP Plus as an industry standard in nutrient management planning software. Students will be prepared to complete the CCA certified crop advisor exam allowing them to write nutrient management plans. (Prerequisite: 10-506-146, Intro to Environmental Science OR 10-090-326, Intro to Dairy Science)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Develop soil sampling programs
  2. Create inventories of on-farm nutrient resources and credits
  3. Develop crop rotations plans
  4. Develop nutrient application plans
  5. Create on-farm inventories of conservation practices
  6. Utilize nutrient management computer software to create nutrient management plans
  7. Develop nutrient management emergency response plans