Purpose

The purpose of a Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) is to ensure there is an adequate supply of nutrients for crop production, to efficiently use manure and other organic sources of nutrient as a plant nutrient source, to minimize agricultural non-point source pollution of surface and groundwater and to help improve the overall quality of the soil.

Overview

To read a summary of what a completed NMP should include, the challenges, the training of planners and the process of obtaining a plan click here (pdf).

The Planning Process

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