Introduction to soils and fertility

Course details

Name:Introduction to soils and fertility
Description:Explore what makes a healthy soil, how soil fertility influences how and which plants grow and how soil fertility can be affected by management practices
Cost:$150 (GST incl.)
Course aim:

To enthuse participants about soils and their essential role in agricultural systems

Learning outcomes:
  • Increased understanding of what makes a healthy soil and how management affects this
  • Understanding of soil fertility factors, measurement and management to reach achievable targets
Length:4 hours
Course program/structure:

Course involves a mix of indoor and in paddock components including relating soil tests to plants in the paddock

Resources and method of delivery:

A range of soil information sheets will be supplied. This course is delivered mostly with outdoor instruction.


This is not an assessable course.

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