15.20.04.06

.06 Certification.

A. The Department shall certify any individual as a nutrient management consultant or certified farm operator who:

(1) Meets the requirements of this chapter;

(2) Meets the Department's educational and experience requirements;

(3) Meets the Department's training requirements; and

(4) Passes a Department-approved examination.

B. The Department may issue a supplemental certification to an individual who prepares a nutrient management plan for an agricultural operation producing a specialty plant, crop, animal, or product, and who meets:

(1) All the requirements of §A of this regulation; and

(2) Additional educational and experience requirements relating to the production specialty, as approved by the Department.