Advanced I Soil Fertility Course for Farmers

Date: December 12-14, 2023

(1 Day) – $350 per person (includes 2 meals)
(3 Days) – $980 per person (includes 6 meals)
*4% credit card processing fee if paid by card

Location (both Course and Lodging):
Berlin Grande Hotel
4787 Township Rd 366
Berlin, OH 44610
(330-403-3050) — ask for ‘Green Field Farms’ Group Rate if needing a room there
Green Field Farms

Hosted by:
Green Field Farms

100 (worldwide) soil samples from actual farms, orchards, greenhouses, vineyards, and truck farms will be used to explain and demonstrate soil fertility needs and the proper materials to use.

Day 1: The ideal soil and why so. Considering good, bad, and problem soils. Using manure and compost most effectively. Soil nitrogen, humus, and sulfur use.

Day 2: Phosphate, potassium, and sodium needs for soils and crops. Determining soil needs and correct materials for boron, iron, manganese, copper, zinc, molybdenum, and cobalt.

Day 3: Soil pH, liming needs, calcium and magnesium values, evaluating liming materials, and dealing with excessive levels of sodium, potassium, calcium, or magnesium in soils