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Soil Health & Crop Care

Apr 13-Jul 6
Soil Health & Crop Care

Date: Thursdays, April 13; June 1, 8, 15; July 6
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Road S., Emmaus, PA 18049
Cost: $125

This 5-session skills block is part of our new Vegetable Farming Basics course, a hands-on workshop series for people who want to learn to grow vegetables for sale. Classes will be in simple English. We highly recommend this course for community gardeners, urban farmers, and anyone who may be interested in starting a farm through The Seed Farm's farm incubator program.

The Soil Health & Crop Care skills block covers the following topics:

  • Soil components; nutrients; organic matter
  • Soil testing
  • Fertilizer usage
  • Monitoring crops
  • Pruning, trellising, using row cover
  • Organic weed management (mulches, flame weeding, tractor cultivation vs hand weeding)
  • Hands-on weed management practice with various tools
  • BCS operation instruction
  • Organic pest/disease management (identification, prevention, organic products)
  • Backpack sprayer usage

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5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

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Lehigh County Ag Center 4184 Dorney Park Road Suite107 Allentown, PA, 18104

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