Nutrient Management Training

Laura Ball, a Research Assistant at Garvey Resources, Inc., is shown here with Dr. Douglas Beegle at a PA Nutrient Management Training Course.

Dr. Douglas Beegle and Laura Ball

Dr. Beegle is a Distinguished Professor of Agronomy at Penn State University.  The two-day training program on Manure Management is one of five required classes that must be taken before a candidate is allowed to take the PA Nutrient Management Certification Test.  Dr. Beegle is widely known for his research and recommendations on phosphorus in crops and soils.  Laura Ball is a graduate of Delaware Valley College and has been working for Garvey Resources for two years.

As a certified Nutrient Management Specialist, Laura will be able to help farmers plan the safest and best use of biosolids, manure, and fertilizer.  This is important because, when a farmer is using manure, he must have a manure management plan, and if the farmer wants to use biosolids, the plan must show that there is not a surplus of nitrogen or phosphorus for the fields that are owned or rented.

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About Diane Garvey

Diane Garvey has over 20 years experience as an environmental engineer in the areas of wastewater engineering services and biosolids management. She is proficient in environmental planning, processing, quality control, permitting, marketing, public relations, and recycling. In addition to helping Water Quality Managers comply with State and Federal regulations, Garvey Resources, Inc. offers an array of services including biosolids management planning, permitting assistance, and public outreach and environmental education programs. We are also certified in nutrient and odor management planning.
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One Response to Nutrient Management Training

  1. Uw mode van beschrijven het hele ding in dit
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