Nutrient Management - Certificate Sessions

Nutrient Management Certification Sessions for Agriculture & Horticulture

Upcoming Sessions for Agriculture

We will offer Certification Sessions for the Agriculture Industry in late February. 

 

Upcoming Sessions for Horticulture

Upcoming Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Sessions for Turf/Lawn/Landscaping industry professionals will start on December 1, 2021.

If you apply nutrients to 10 or more acres of land or have 8 or more animal units (an animal unit is equal to 1000 lbs of live weight) you need to be certified through the Nutrient Management Program. You will NOT be able receive continuing education credits by attending these sessions. 


The following is a brief summary of your certification needs:

  • Turfgrass or landscape managers who apply nutrients to land that they own or manage privately (e.g., golf courses, parks, cemeteries, athletic field complexes, schools, etc.) need to attend "Introduction to Nutrient Management", "Soils and Fertility Management", and "Turf Selection and Ornamental Horticulture".  

  • Turfgrass or landscape managers who apply nutrients as part of a commercial business enterprise (e.g., lawn care company) need to attend "Introduction to Nutrient Management", "Soils and Fertility Management", "Turf Selection and Ornamental Horticulture", and "Commercial Nutrient Handler & Nutrient Consultant," as well as register for a pass the Commercial Nutrient Handler exam.

  • Individuals who plan to write nutrient management plans need to attend four sessions, as well as register for and pass the Nutrient Consultant exam.

  • Certified Nutrient Consultants in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, or Pennsylvania who are seeking reciprocity need to attend "Introduction to Nutrient Management."

 

Session Details
 

  • Introduction to Nutrient Management
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

  • Soils and Fertilizer Management
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021
    1:00 p.m. – 4:00p.m.
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

  • Turf Selection and Ornamental Horticulture
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021
     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

  • Commercial Nutrient Handler & Nutrient Consultant
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021
    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

  • Commercial Nutrient Handler Exam
    Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

  • Nutrient Consultant Exam
    Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
    Location: Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center
    69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware 19901

 

Register online now*

*Due to COVID-19, space in these sessions is EXTREMELY limited. Please only register if you plan to attend the sessions and let us know immediately if you need to cancel your registration. 

 

If you have any questions about the sessions, contact the Hilary Gibson at 302-735-8137 or nutrient-management@udel.edu

 

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