The Minnesota Nutrient Management Initiative (NMI) was developed to assist farmers and crop advisers in evaluating alternative nutrient management practices on their own fields. Participating farmers work with a certified crop adviser to set up field trials on their own farms. After completing plot harvest and submitting the required forms, farmers and crop advisers are reimbursed for their time and will receive a summary and analysis of their results.
Results and information from these field trials will:
Individual results will be kept strictly confidential. Statewide results will be summarized for outreach purposes only to highlight and promote existing farm practice advancements and BMP adoption in Minnesota.
Forms and Additional Information
Farmers and crop advisers can use the Nutrient Management Initiative Registration Form to sign-up online or contact one of the MDA representatives listed at the bottom of this page. Sign up today for the 2015 growing season. Sign up for the 2016 growing season opens July 1, 2015.
By filling out the registration form, you have expressed interest in the program. You will be contacted by an MDA representative, either by phone or email.
If you are interested in viewing NMI results form previous years, please contact Ryan Lemickson (information below).
15325 Babcock Avenue
Rosemount, MN 55068
422 Belgrade Ave, #110
North Mankato, MN 56002
16 MN Ave West, Suite 101
Glenwood, MN 56334
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), 625 Robert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538, firstname.lastname@example.org