Nutrient and Pest Management Considerations in Conservation Planning
Self-paced modular training followed by in-state facilitated training sessions. Pest Management track can be taken separately from Nutrient Management track. A more in-depth review of pest management principles than the CORE 4 training. Course concentrates on environmental assessment of pest management alternatives.
Self-Assessment Tool for evaluating well contamination potential from Farmstead activities. The complete set of Worksheets and Factsheets is available from NRCS in New Jersey.)
Isolation Distances from Water-Supply Wells (Minnesota Department of Health)
Website listing distance that must be maintained between a well and an activity, building or other feature that could negatively impact the well or well water.
Purdue University Manure Management Planner (MMP)
This web-based tool can be used for nutrient management planning purposes.However, it currently provides some but not all reports required by NRCS in Minnesota.Additional requirements would have to be appended to the MMP reports.
Manure Management Planner Spreadsheet (MPCA)
This computer spreadsheet can be used to develop a manure management plan that meets State of Minnesota feedlot rule requirements. However, it does not contain all reports or recommendations needed for an NRCS nutrient management plan. These additional reports would have to be appended to the spreadsheet reports.