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Interpreting Soil Tests & Choosing Amendments
Wednesday March 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Interpreting soil tests and understanding nutrient deficiencies is an important management technique so that ecological farmers can increase yields, improve crop quality, reduce weed problems, and improve soil health. This webinar will briefly explain the importance of different soil nutrients found on a soil test, how to read the soil test, and how to interpret that test to choose what soil amendments to apply. You will leave with a better understanding of how to use a soil test to manage, amend, and correct deficiencies in your soil. This workshop will be useful for market gardeners who have an intermediate understanding of soil health.
About the Speaker
Evan Quigley starting The Kitchen Garden farm located in eastern Ontario in 2009. With over a decade of soil health knowledge acquired through trial and error, consulting with experts, and a deep dive down the rabbit hole of soil health, Evan has found a combination of strategies that are proving to be very efficient at producing some of the best quality vegetables possible. When not farming, Evan can be found working on VeggieCropper, crop planning and order management software for vegetable and flower growers.