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Wed, May 22

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SWMREC

GAAMPS - Nutrient, Pest and Irrgation Management. 2 RUP Credits

GAAMPS Workshop on Nutrient, Pest and Irrigation Management . You can earn 2 RUP Credits and or MAEAP phase 1 for attending this workshop.

GAAMPS - Nutrient, Pest and Irrgation Management.  2 RUP Credits
GAAMPS - Nutrient, Pest and Irrgation Management.  2 RUP Credits

Time & Location

May 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

SWMREC, 1791 Hillandale Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, USA

Guests

About the event

Presenters Jay Korsun and Mike Wozniak will be presenting on the following GAAMPS . This presentation has 2 RUP credits.

 

Join BCCD and Jay Korsun and MIke Wozniak from MDARD who will be presenting on GAAMPS Nutrient, Pest and Irrigation Management.  This workshop is eligible for 2 RUP Credits and/or MAEAP Phase 1.

They will be covering:

GAAMPs for Nutrient Utilization including guidance on environmentally sound land application of commercial fertilizers, manure, and other organic materials; such as food processing by-products, municipal wastes, and aquatic plant materials for crop production. Nutrient management practices include regular soil testing, manure nutrient analysis, and realistic crop yield goals. Areas covered by these practices include: On farm fertilizer storage/containment, Land application of fertilizer, Soil conservation and erosion control, Irrigation management, and Container grown (greenhouse) plants.

GAAMPs for Pesticide Utilization and Pest Control was first adopted in 1991. They will discuss worker safety, application procedures, transportation, storage, disposal of unused pesticides and containers, and record keeping.

In addition they will be covering GAAMPs for Irrigation Water Use.  Water stewardship in irrigation management includes conservation of water quantity, protection of water quality, and productivity of soil, plant quality, and crop yield

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