Soil Fertility Refresher Course

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Soil Fertility Refresher Course

February 7, 2023 - February 8, 2023

Are you a past Ag degree/dip graduate? Could your soil fertility knowledge use a “tune-up”? Brushing up for your CCA exam? Join us for 2 days of detailed soil fertility training!

Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, February 7-8, 2023
Where: Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre, Carberry, MB
Registration deadline: January 13, 2023
Registration is closed for Carberry – All spaces filled!

Due to popular demand, we are offering a 2nd date and location for the course: February 28 – March 1 in Steinbach

Where: Pat Porter Active Living Centre, 10 Chrysler Gate, Steinbach
Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, February 28-March 1, 2023
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration is closed for Steinbach – All spaces filled!

Stay tuned for next year’s course!

Instructors:  Dr. Don Flaten (Retired professor, University of Manitoba), John Heard (Soil Fertility Extension – MB Agriculture) and Marla Riekman (Soil Management Specialist – MB Agriculture)

Get refreshed on these topics:

  1. Basic soil properties and productivity
  2. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sulphur, Micronutrients
    – Form and behavior in soil
    – Nutrient uptake, function and deficiency symptoms
    – Fertilizer source, placement, timing and rate
  3. Soil test interpretation and recommendations

9 Nutrient Management CEUs and 3 Soil and Water Management CEUs are available


February 7, 2023
February 8, 2023




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