The purpose of the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 is to provide for the management of materials containing nutrients in ways that will enhance protection of the natural environment and provide a sustainable future for agricultural operations and rural development. There are Regulations under the Nutrient Management Act and protocols that support the Regulations. The supporting protocols are found on this page.

Nutrient management protocols

Current protocols

Sampling and analysis protocols

Current protocols


Previous (expired) protocols

For information on previous (expired) protocols, contact the:

Agricultural Information Contact Centre