Intro to Soil Science

Intro to Soil Science

Catalog Number:

10080105

Credits:

3.00

Description:

Designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge of soil and soil composition. Includes study of soil types, formation factors, physical properties, biological properties, and basic soil chemistry. Units covering tillage, conservation, pH, soil management, plant nutrients, and fertilizer sources are also included. Students gain the skills required to interpret soil test reports and soil survey maps and recognize qualities of various soil types. Students perform soil sampling, residue measurements, compaction assessments, and soil loss determinations per crop rotation guidelines.

Requirements:

No Requirements

Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2018

01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

Summer 2018

06/04/2018 TO 08/03/2018

Fall 2018

08/27/2018 TO 12/19/2018