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Supporting Our Region's Producers

Introduction to Agricultural Soils
Webinar (online)
Online, March 21

Knowing the chemical, physical, and biological components of a soil and how they interact with one another is key to creating a healthy soil environment for productive crop growth. The webinar featured management practices for agricultural soils, including interpreting a soil test.

Resources:

Webinar recording: Introduction to Agricultural Soils

Ministry of Agriculture soil testing and interpretation resources: 

The Nutrient Management Calculator provides a starting point for the efficient use of fertilizer and manure on farms. This web based tool assists in choosing the right rate and nutrient source for your crops.

Date & Time: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Presenter: Josh Andrews is a Nutrient Management Agrologist with the BC Ministry of Agriculture.

Biography: Josh came to the ministry from The University of Georgia Extension Service and has experience working on agricultural and natural resources extension and outreach programming. Josh has a BSc in Agriculture and an MSc in Crop and Soil Sciences from the University of Georgia. In his spare time, Josh can be found hiking, bicycling, and playing disc golf.