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Become a certified nutrient management planner in WV


Jul. 15, 2013 – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has announced the opportunity for individuals to become certified nutrient management planners. The WVDA will be administering the nutrient management certification exam at two locations- Charleston and Morgantown, on August 30, 2013.

Nutrient Management involves managing the amount, form, placement and timing of applications of plant nutrients including organic waste and commercial fertilizer. Nutrient management planning ensures the delivery of nutrients for optimum forage and crop yields, white minimizing entry of excess nutrients to surface and groundwater.

Individuals interested in taking the exam can apply by completing the application found of the Department’s website at www.wvagriculture.org/programs/Nutrient_Management/Application.pdf and returning by August 2, 2013.