Agriculture & Natural Resources

Continuing Education for Nutrient Management

If you are certified by the Delaware Nutrient Management Program you will need to attend programs that offer continuing education credits to maintain your certification. The number of continuing education credits that you need depends on your level of certification.

Certification Level Certification Length Credits Needed During a
Certification Period
Month Certification Expires
Nutrient Generator 3 years 6 May
Private Nutrient Handler 3 years 6 May
Commercial Nutrient Handler 3 years 6 May
Nutrient Consultant 1 year 5 December

If you need to be certified, please register for certification sessions.

Continuing Education Tips

  1. Credits do not carry over from one certification period to the next.
  2. You can only receive credit for a course once during a certification period.
  3. Credits are available via traditional face-to-face programs or online.

How can you find out if your program or activity will qualify for continuing education units?

Please submit a timed and detailed agenda at least 10 business days prior to the start of the program. You will be notified by mail or email how many continuing education units have been awarded to your program once your application has been reviewed.

Please submit materials to:
Sydney Riggi
University of Delaware
Paradee Center
69 Transportation Circle
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 730-4000
Fax: (302)735-8130
Fax: (302)856-1845
Email: nutrient-management@udel.edu