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UC is offering a nitrogen management course

The course is for certified crop advisors and members of the public.

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UC Regents

The University of California has opened registration for a seven-part video course on nitrogen management. The series, taught by UC researchers and extension specialists, begins May 10.

The course is open to anyone interested nitrogen management or seeking certified crop advisor continuing education units related to nutrient or soil and water management. The curriculum addresses all the learning objectives set forth by the American Society of Agronomy for the new California Nitrogen Management Specialty Exam. Taking the course helps certified crop advisors prepare for the exam, but doesn't substitute for taking and passing the exam.

The course topics, release dates and continuing education units for the series are:

  • Environmental impacts of nitrogen losses, May 10, 0.5 unit

  • Nitrogen cycling soil transformations, May 17, 1.0 unit

  • Nitrogen cycling plant utilization, May 24, 1.0 unit

  • Nitrogen sources, May 31, 1.0 unit

  • Nitrogen budgeting, June 7, 1.0 unit

  • Irrigation and nitrogen management, June 14, 1.0 unit

  • California cropping systems, June 21, 2.0 units

Registration for the course is $120. Students with a valid educational email address (.edu) receive a 50% discount. July 31 is the last day to register and Sept. 30 is the last day to access the course content.

To register or for more information visit http://ucanr.edu/NitrogenCourse

If additional information is needed, contact course organizer Sat Darshan Khalsa at [email protected], or visit the FAQ page.

Source: University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset. 

About the Author(s)

Jeannette Warnert

Communications Specialist, UC Cooperative Extension

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