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Introduction to Soil

Course Code: HALT-1005

Course Description

Understanding and working with your soil is essential to farming and ranching. Introduction to Soil is a study of the physical properties of soil including structure and texture. Topics include the origin and development of soils, the composition of soil horizon, and the interrelationship between soil fertility and plants. Emphasis will be placed on different methods for soil conservation and soil building practices in sustainable agriculture. There will be opportunities for hands on activities at the campus farm and field trips.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Evelyn Rosas.

Meet The Instructor

Ellen H. Beaman

Ellen began her agricultural career on an organic vegetable farm in Buda, TX in 2001, which inspired her to pursue an education in ag. She received her BS in Agronomy from Texas Tech University and has continued to manage and consult organic farms in Central Texas. When she'sŤ not farming, Ellen enjoys two-stepping, reading Tolkien, and harassing her cat, Felix.

Course Information

Feb 15th - Mar 20th (4 Weeks)
TTh @ 9:00 - 1:00 (32.00 HRS)
2 Students (8 Seats Available)
Elgin Campus Elgin Campus
1501 West US Hwy 290
Elgin, TX 78621   ( map it )
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$295.00 Course Cost Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $294.00 + $1.00 Fees
*may require a one-time $1 or $3 insurance fee

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