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Vermont Nutrient and Manure Management
Soil, Nutrient and Manure Management
Topics and Articles
  • Soil Fertility, Fertilization and Manure Management
  • Phosphorus Index
  • The Vermont Dairy Farm Sustainability Project
  • The Lower Missiquoi Water Quality Project
  • UVM Agr. Testing Laboratory

    Topics and Articles 

    Soil Fertility, Fertilization and Manure Management  
    Nutrient Recommendations for Field Crops in Vermont

    2016 Cropping Season Addendum to Nutrient Recommendations for Field Crops - New

    Digging In - A Nutrient Management Course for Farmers

    High Fertilizer Prices Require Good Nutrient Management

    Are N Fertilizer Additives Worth the Money?

    Manure Value Calculator and Breakeven Hauling (Excel Spreadsheet)     Worksheet PDF

    Using the PSNT Test for Predicting Nitrogen Needs of Field Corn

    Starter Fertilizer for Corn in Vermont -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Manure Application Methods for Corn -Direct Incorporation and Sidedress Application -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Phosphorus and Potassium for Alfalfa-Grass Forages -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Managing High K Forages for the Dry Cow

    Optimizing Manure and Nitrogen Fertilizer Applied to Grass Hay Crops -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Manure Spreader Calibration - (requires Adobe Reader)

    Cover Crops for Corn Silage Systems


    Phosphorus Index  
    The Phosphorus Index: A Tool for Management of Agricultural Phosphorus in Vermont -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Phosphorus Index for Vermont: Background, Rationale, and Questions -(requires Adobe Reader)

    Guidelines for Manure Application and Water Quality -(requires Adobe Reader)

    A Phosphorus Index Screeing Tool-(requires Adobe Reader)

    Vermont P Index ver. 5.1 (Excel spreadsheet) - last revised on 1/25/05

     
    Past Programs 

    The Vermont Dairy Farm Sustainability Project (2001 to 2003)  

    Overview of the Project


    The Lower Missiquoi Water Quality Project (1991 to 1997)  

    FS1: A Summary of the Lower Missisquoi Water Quality Project in Franklin County, Vermont. 1990-1997

    FS2: Phosphorus and Potassium for Alfalfa-Grass Forages: Soil Tests, Crop Response, and Water Quality

    FS3: Manure Application Methods for Corn -Direct Incorporation of Liquid Dairy Manure for Fall, Spring, and Sidedress Application in Corn

    FS4: Missisquoi Crop Management Association

    FS5: Dairy Farmers Save Dollars and Nutrients by Participating in HUA Crop Management Service

    FS6: Optimizing Manure and Nitrogen Fertilizer Applied to Grass Hay Crops


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