Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook
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AGRI 1050/1051 - Introduction to Soil Science

4 credit(s)

A study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils as these properties relate to soil management and fertility. The student will examine differences in soils and relate these differences to the origin of the particular soil, its productive capacity and the best management practices for the soil with respect to erosion control, tillage practices, natural moisture supply, aeration, and fertility of the soil. Plant nutrition and the use of fertilizers will be covered with the student running soil tests and making fertilizer recommendations based on the test results. F. (T)
3 hours lecture/2 hours laboratory



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