Tipsheet: Assessing the Soil Resource for Beginning Organic Farmers

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By Rex Dufour
NCAT Agriculture Specialist

Published: July 2015

Updated: n/a



4 pages


An important component of good soil management in an organic system is understanding how to manage nutrients. This tipsheet will touch on all provide resources for further education on this complex topic.

Table of Contents

Why Do Soil Assessment?
Rules Relating to Soil Standard
Basic Steps to Assess Your Soil
Soil Health Indicators
Taking Soil Samples

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