|Introduction to Soils Lab|
|INTRO SOIL LAB|
|CLASS CODE:||AGRON 220L||CREDITS: 1|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|DEPARTMENT:||AGRICULTURE BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Hands on experience determining soil texture, structure, color, measuring soil pH, nitrates, and fertilizers.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||* Determine soil texture, structure, and color.
* Understand soil chemical properties including measuring soil pH, nitrate level, soil fertility levels, and fertilizers.
* Soil mapping as well as other soil characteristics.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Gain hands-on experience to understand the physical, biological, and chemical properties of soil.
2. Apply information from the classroom to laboratory experiments that pertain to agricultural situations.
|REQUIREMENTS:||To be taken with Agron 220 Intro to Soils|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|