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Following on from the Soil Health Training Days held at Paviland Farm and Henbant Permaculture, in which we were introduced to the Soil Health Principles, this second training day which is hosted by Penpont, focuses on managing your horticulture operation using these principles. If you missed the original training day it is recommended that you watch the Webinar Soil Health for Commercial Growers for an overview of the soil health principles:

 

 

 

 

 

The course will include:

  • Plant nutrition and monitoring plant health – including Brix testing and plant pH
  • Soil nutrient balancing, amendments and mineral applications
  • Composting systems, cover crops, building soil organic matter
  • Review of season so far

*Please could all attendees bring their current crop rotation plan and any data from soil/plant testing*