Regulations and Protocols Course

Regulations and Protocols

Regulations and Protocols Course helps you understand your requirements under the Nutrient Management Act (NMA), Regulation and Protocols and how they relate to a Nutrient Management Strategy (NMS) and a Nutrient Management Plan (NMP).

You will learn about:

  • The Act and Regulation
  • Manure storage options
  • Runoff management
  • Farm sketches
  • Components of an NMS and NMP
  • Contingency planning
  • Submission and approval process


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. 

Check to see if you have enough internet speed to take this course virtually using My Speed Check 

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 3-session, evening course. You must attend all three sessions to get credit for this course.

In-person Classroom – Not currently available


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


Recommended to take Introduction to Nutrient Management


  • $197.75

Fee includes HST.

Fee is non-refundable.


Click on the table headings below to sort rows by course dates, course name or course location. Select the 'Register' link to proceed with the desired course registration.

Course Date Time Location Register
Regulations & Protocols Dec 31, 2024 - The Internet Register by
Dec 16, 2024

Updated 02/26/2019

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Click on the "Register" link above in the schedule to register. You will receive an email with your course login information.




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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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Reviewed 02/15/2024


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This Project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs