Supporting Our Region's Producers
Introduction to Agricultural Soils
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.
Webinar recording: Introduction to Agricultural Soils
Ministry of Agriculture soil testing and interpretation resources:
Understanding Different Soil Test Methods: converting extractant results for P and K
Interpretations for a Soil Test: Phosphorus and Potassium recommendations
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.
One-on-one support: contact presenter Josh Andrews with your soil questions, Josh.Andrews@gov.bc.ca
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.