Posts Tagged ‘manure’

From Jennifer Jarvis, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Advisor with OMAFRA:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) offers a range of training courses to provide information on nutrient management and the Nutrient Management Act (NMA).  These courses are now available on line!

OMAFRA’s training courses give learners the tools to safely manage nutrients while protecting the environment. Take our courses to become a government-certified Nutrient Management Planner or Consultant.

Our eLearning format allows you to learn on your own time and at your own pace. The newest eLearning course – Introduction to Nutrient Management – provides a basic understanding of nutrient management best management practices. This course will be of interest to a wider audience beyond those who require certification.

Visit the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus website for more information on in-class and online nutrient management training options.

Contact the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus for more information:

Toll Free: 1-855-648-1444            Email:  mmcdonal@uoguelph.ca




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A new infosheet “PED Virus and Considerations for Manure Application”  is now available. The best way to address the spread of the PEDv and other pathogens is through preventive action and thorough biosecurity.  Anyone spreading manure has a role to play in reducing the risks of transmitting the virus.  For more information go to ontario.ca/swine

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