ROOTS MAKE SOIL:
A one-day course on the principles of soil health, using problem-based learning.
Learn what the soil health principles are, where they are gleaned from and how their application improves- and creates soil crumb structure.
Living Roots - Covered Soil - Minimal Disturbance - Diversity
The soil health principles work. From large farms to market gardens, when implemented doggedly they bring real results: better soil structure, healthier crops and more consistent yields. What's more, the growers that have most rigorously applied these principles have the more profitable operations today.
- Regenerative Agriculture – The Broader Context
- Empirical case for good soil management
- Defining soil health
- Soil Health Principles
- Evidencing soil health
- Aggregation and crumb structure
- Nutrient Cycling
- One Key Insight
Soil Health Principles will also be examined and are divided into 7 sections and discussion will follow regrading the best practice management solutions
• Morning – theory & first principles
• Lunch – packed lunch
• Afternoon – site tour, soils testing demo, further learning
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
Sugar Well Road
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