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Sustainable Ag Lecture Series - Winter 2019:

Nutrient Logic for Soil Health

Managing nutritional programs in declining soil and water conditions


Tuesday, March 12, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
UCCE Auditorium
2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo

This is a brown bag lunch seminar - bring your soil questions and a friend!


Soil plays a critical role in plant health and immunity. One of the best tools for promoting soil health is an understanding of soil nutrition. This will be a fascinating look at basic factors involved in appropriate nutrient management to improve soil function.

Topics will include:
* Identifying missing components and limiting factors
* Soil physical properties that may limit nutrient cycling
* Soil biomass support
* Critical nutrient relationships
* Nutrients we assume are in place, mainly Carbon, Oxygen and Water
* Biostimulants and catalyst tools

The speaker presentation will be followed by a group discussion with ample time for audience questions.


Featured Speaker:

Steve Trotter, independent researcher for turf and agriculture, Agroplasma.

 

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