Prescribed Materials Application Business Licence Course

Prescribed Materials Application Business Licence

This course helps you become familiar with the Nutrient Management Act, Regulation and Protocols, and examines how the NMA directly affects a custom applicator business.

You will learn about:

  • Nutrient Management Act and The Regulation
  • Sensitive features and setbacks
  • Nutrient application
  • Record keeping and contingency planning


Online – available anytime to complete at your own pace. 

Virtual Classroom – An instructor will teach the course live using Zoom. You do not need specific software or computer knowledge for this course, just an internet connection. 

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If you have a download speed of at least 1 Mbps, you will be able to connect to the course.  If you do not have the required service, please contact us to make alternate arrangements. 

*Note: The virtual classroom course is a 2 day course. You must attend both days to get credit for this course.

In-person Classroom – This 2-day course is offered in Eastern and Western Ontario once or twice per year depending on demand.

*Note: The in-person course is a 2 day course. Day 1 is a short day.

If you require this course in french, please contact Mary Margaret McDonald by email or phone 1-855-648-1444.


  • $197.75

Fee includes HST.

Fee is non-refundable.


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University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

Attn: Mary Marg McDonald

120 Main St. East

Ridgetown ON  N0P 2C0


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Business Development Centre
University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
120 Main St. E
Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0
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This Project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs