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Nutrient Management for Vegetable Growers

Feb 26, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Burlington (Main Street Landing, 60 Lake Street)

Nutrient Management for Vegetable Growers

This informative, fun, and FREE workshop is highly recommended for vegetable growers of all sizes to insure you are compliant with Vermont’s Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs). By the end of the day, you will:

· Learn how the RAPs apply to your farm, and what you need to do to comply;

· Understand the impact excess nutrients have on the environment;

· Interpret soil test results, calculate nutrient needs, and choose soil amendments;

· Draft a RAPs compliant nutrient management plan.

DATES and LOCATIONS:
February 9—Brattleboro (UVM Extension, 130 Austine Dr.)
February 23—Lake Morey (Lake Morey Resort)
February 26—Burlington (Main Street Landing, 60 Lake Street)
March 2—Rutland (UVM Extension, 271 N. Main St.)
March 16—Morrisville (River Arts, 74 Pleasant St.)
All workshops are from 9 am – 4 pm.

Coffee, snacks, and lunch included.

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION

·Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegetablenutrient-management-class-tickets-42301994404

· For more information please email: Rebecca.Maden@uvm.edu or call 802.773.3349 x 277

Sponsored by: UVM Extension (Northwest Crops and Soils Team, Vegetable and Berry Team, and Center for Sustainable Agriculture), NRCS, with funding from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets

* RAPs water quality credits available for workshop participants
Torequest a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Becky Maden at 802-773-3349x277 by January 29 so we may assist you.
UVM Extension helps individuals and communities put research-based knowledge to work.
University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and maritalor familial status.