Introduction to Soil

Course Section ID:
HALT-1005-100

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's› not farming, Ellen enjoys two-stepping, reading Tolkien, and harassing her cat, Felix.

Course Information

September 11th - October 6th
4 Weeks Total
MF @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
32.00 Total Hours
Course Instructor
10 Students Registered
5 Seats Available

Course Registration

Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $294.00 + $1.00 Fees
$295.00 Course Cost
*May require a $1 or $3 insurance fee

This course was part of the 2017 Fall Semester and registration is closed. For additional help, please contact the program coordinator.

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