Soil Science Workshop

18 MARCH 2024 10AM-3PM and 23 MARCH 2024 10AM-3PM

Many growers, horticulturists and groundsmen are beginning to see the benefits of increasing soil organic matter and improving soil life. 

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Plumpton College in East Sussex is running a one day CPD workshop exploring soil science. Delivered face to face at Plumpton College’s AgriFood Centre on either 18th or the 23rd March, 10:00 am – 15:00 pm. 

The college has been able to secure funding to allow for subsidised workshop price of £15 per person

Upon completion of the course you’ll leave armed with everything you need to know on the health of soil to plants, enterprise and the planet.

Course Content

  • Morning interactive presentation with case studies
  • Importance of soil organic matter and soil life 
  • Soil microbial life- recognising the main players
  • Sampling and assessing soil health using a variety of tools
  • Afternoon Lab work observing soil life under microscope
  • Discussion: strategies to improve soil organic matter and soil life: compost, compost teas, mulch, green manures, chop and drop, ramial woodchip, biochar


Places are limited, book your place: Living Soil Professional CPD | Plumpton College Online Shop.

The fee includes refreshments throughout the day and a sandwich lunch. 

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