Agriculture & Natural Resources

Nutrient Management

Delaware Nutrient Management Continuing Education Program during Delaware Ag Week at Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown

The Nutrient Management Program at the University of Delaware provides relevant, non-biased, science-based information to the citizens of Delaware. Applied research and education programs conducted by the UD Nutrient Management Program are designed to assist Delaware’s agricultural and horticultural producers improve nutrient use efficiency to increase profitability, while protecting and improving environmental quality.

James Adkins and Amy Shober discussing harvesting irrigation research plots.

The University of Delaware Nutrient Management Program works closely with the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission to offer certification and continuing education programs in accordance with the 1999 Delaware Nutrient Management Act.

The certification program promotes the proper handling of nutrients to improve water quality while maintaining profitability for producers. The UD Nutrient Management Program provides many certification and continuing education opportunities to help individuals obtain and maintain certification with the State.