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Improving soil health in arable systems, part 1 planning online course

Event date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 12:30 to 17:00

About this Event

Transition your arable or mixed farming operation into a regenerative agriculture system using the soil health principles.

 

Course Outcomes

• Reviewing and analysing your successes/failures in the season

• Finding more ways soil health principles in your management operations

• Using amendments & foliar nutrients to enhance plant performance/photosynthesis

• Design your own cover crop mixes

• Design a composting system for your operation

• Review/critique of crop rotation in practice

 

Content

• Plant nutrition & plant health

• Soil nutrient balancing, amendments and mineral applications

• Monitoring plant health: Brix testing, sap pH

• Selecting & using lab testing: soil minerals, base saturation

• Building soil organic matter, foliar/sap analysis

• Composting systems & upcycling manure resources – applied theory

• Review of your season so far, with feedback from group and tutor

• Data gathering & monitoring review

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