Farm nutrient management training to be offered this summer

newspaperA two-part nutrient management training school will be held in June and July at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton. Conducted by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the program is open to anyone interested in learning more about writing nutrient management plans or becoming a certified planner.

The three-day training on June 28-30 is a hands-on school in which students will write a plan using real farm information. The two-day training on July 13 and 14 is a lecture series that will cover soil science, soil fertility and crop production information.

Details are available at dcr.virginia.gov/soil-and-water/nmtrain. Registration must be completed before June 13. The cost is $130 per school by June 13 and $150 after June 13. To register, contact Susan Jones at 804-443-3803 or susan.jones@dcr.virginia.gov.

For additional information, contact David Kindig at 804-371-8095 or david.kindig@dcr.virginia.gov.

 
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