Farm Management Technology : In this course students will learn the principles and practices of soil fertilization and amendment for crop production. Students will learn about the physical, chemical and biological factors that are taken into account in the management of soil fertility. Topics that will be covered in this course include soil sampling,interpretation of soil test reports, soil pH and liming, nutrient management and environmental concerns, sources of nutrients and soil-plant interactions. Students will develop a field and crop fertilization program using a nutrient management software.
Terms: Winter 2014
Instructors: Caroline B Begg (Winter)