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By law, individuals must obtain a certification with the Nutrient Management program if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
There are four levels of Nutrient Management Certification. Their description and minimum requirements for initial certification are below:
Certification sessions are conducted by the University of Delaware’s Cooperative Extension. Upcoming certification session information can be found here. To register for sessions, please call 302-730-4000.
The Nutrient Management Program has adopted a policy of accepting certification from other states and certification programs (i.e. CCA). Contact the Commission for a detailed listing of approved certification programs. A seminar covering the Delaware Law is still a requirement.
In order to maintain certification, the certification holder must attain the following prior to their expiration date:
A list of the upcoming continuing education credit sessions provided through the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is available online here.
The Delaware Nutrient Management credits and expiration list is updated periodically throughout the year. For your most up-to-date credit information, please call the Nutrient Management Program at the Delaware Department of Agriculture.Updated: 07/16/2021 Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Credits and Expiration List
If you have the required continuing education credits and are eligible to renew your Nutrient Management certification, please complete the following application and return to the Nutrient Management Program. If payment is necessary, please include a check made payable to the Delaware Department of Agriculture.