BASIS Foundation Award - Soils Level 4

Outline

  • This course explains why it is important to have healthy and resilient agricultural soil - how essential this is in respect of sustainability for farmers to ensure good crop yields and farm profitability.
  • A well functioning range of soil organisms is essential to process the organic matter content of soils and its structure.
  • This course will equip growers and farms with knowledge and skills that are essential to manage their soils for the benefit of their farm's business and the environment.
  • The course is delivered on line in 8 x 3 hour sessions to a max cohort of 5 delegates. Mikes and video on to keep the course interactive.


Content

  • Introduction to soil
  • Physical properties of soil
  • Chemical properties of soil
  • Soil biology & soil life
  • Organic matter and the carbon cycle
  • Soil management & remediation practices

Full Syllabus

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Contact Graham on 01243 216278 or email courses@growtrain.co.uk to book this course
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