Introduction to Organic Soil Management and Nutrient Cycles

Organic Farming Institute of BC

PO Box 247
Keremeos BC V0X 1N0

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More than 2 months
40 hours over 12 weeks/ Self paced on-line



Target Audience:

New and Current Organic farmers, farm apprentices, farmers transitioning to organic methods.

Recognition Provided:

Stand alone course or part of Certificate in Organic Soil Management.

Method of Instruction:

Interactive and Engaging on line course, Self paced - Instructor guided. Video, Narrated presentations, Interactive presentations, quizzes, graded assignments and reading

Availability of Program:


Agriculture Business:

Tree Fruit and Vine
Field Fruit and Vegetables
Other & Non-Traditional

Subject of Training:

Crop Production
This course provides the foundation for organic soil management, the basis of successful organic farming including; Principles of organic soil management, Basic chemistry and plant growth, Soil formation, properties and types, Soil organic matter and biodiversity, Nutrients and nutrient cycles, Soil pH testing and assessment.

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For program information contact:

(250) 938-7634
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Sarah Clark, Administrator

Last Updated: 2013-05-09

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