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Soil Health Bucket Training

05/10/2017 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM ET

Location

North Slope Farm
386 Rock Rd East
Lambertville, NJ 08530
United States

Admission

  • $15.00

Summary

How well do you understand the soil on your farm? Looking for simple tools to help improve soil fertility? Attend the Soil Health Bucket Training. First of three sessions taking place near you! Additional sessions will be held in Northern and Southern New Jersey locations

Description

Join staff from NCRS-NJ and NOFA-NJ on a certified organic farm and learn the basics of soil quality and its relationship to crop and livestock health. NRCS Specialists Kaitlin Farbotnik and Fred Schoenagel and NOFA-NJ’s Mark Keating will discuss organic soil management and demonstrate easy to use tools for testing soil fertility. In addition to the training, you’ll receive your own Soil Health Bucket containing these simple tools you can use to conduct an assessment of your own farm’s soil. Valued at over $100, the Soil Health Bucket includes tests for pH , phosphorous and soil respiration along with additional resources such as pH availability charts and a soil health assessment card. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the basics of organic soil management and start monitoring progress on your own farm.

Admission for NOFA-NJ Members: $15.00 (includes lunch)

The training will be held on May 10, 2017 (Rain date May 17, 2017) 

 

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