course is designed specifically for farmers and anyone wanting
to improve their
understanding of the ways in which
the physical properties of soil influence response to fertiliser
application, water retention and drainage – and ultimately,
Increasingly, farmers are looking at the ways in which they
manage their soils in order to reduce nutrient leakage, assist
the processes which prevent carry-over of crop residues and
generally improve the productive capacity of their soils.
The course provides an excellent insight into the cause and
effect of many of the soil related problems that currently
exist and illustrates the best ways of dealing with them.