Sustainable Soil Management-The Natural Alchemy of building soil fertility’
Sustainable Soil Management
‘Increase fertility, reduce costs and improve harvest’
A 5-day course
Trust Natures® Bio-Vital™ System
Part 1: 3-day course - ‘ Building soil fertility’
Part 2: 2-day course - Make your own Bio-Fertilizers and soil amendments
Session 2 (2nd morning session day 1): 90 minutes (white board presentation) Soil Pro-biotic (specialist ‘compost tea’) and specialist compost as a primary key to a holistic farm management system.
Sessions 3 & 4 (afternoon day 1): 2 x 90 minute sessions (white board and projector) Understanding the science of soil microbes.
Sessions 5 & 6 (morning sessions day 2): The science and practice of making soil pro-biotix™ (AACT actively aerated compost tea)
Session 7 & 8 (afternoon day 2): Compost tea brewing as a plant and soil pro-biotic: Hands on experience of the technical aspects of making compost tea and growing soil microbes. Q & A on-going through this process.
Sessions 9 & 10 (morning sessions day 3): 2 x 90 min sessions: The science and practice of making specialist compost.
Sessions 11 & 12 (afternoon sessions day 3): Hands on composting
PART 2: Curriculum Days 4 & 5 of the ‘soils workshop’
Make your own Bio-Fertilizers and organic preparations
(Bio-fertilizers: 8 x 90 min sessions over 2 days)
Bio-fertilizer and mineral preparations
Sustainable plant nutrition and ‘food for free’
Session 1 : (morning session day 4)
(Connection between the nutritional quality of plants, plant stress and plant pathogens begin hands on outside)
Session 2: (morning day 4) Introduction to Bio-fertilizer 90 minutes
Session 3 & 4: 90 minutes each (afternoon day 4)
Session 6 & 7: Mineral preparations: 90 min each (outdoor and hands on)
Instructions for some mineral preparations elaboration
Session 8: 1.5 hours (last session day 5) Working with the microscope, looking at the microbial activity of the compost, the compost tea and the bio-fertilizer Acknowledgements:
Dr. Christine Jones amazingcarbon.com.au
Dr. Elaine Ingham Soilfoodwebinst.com
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