Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-090-139 060211 Org Soils, Nutrients, Compost
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-090-139 ORG SOILS, NUTRIENTS, COMPOST... Healthy soil is the foundation of sustainable farming and gardening. Build robust soil through organic matter, cultivating beneficial microorganisms, and nutrient cycling. Explore composting techniques and organic fertilizer sources.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Characterize soil physical and chemical properties.
  2. Summarize plant nutrients found in soil.
  3. Measure soil quality.
  4. Submit soil for testing & interpret results.
  5. Examine soil biological life.
  6. Explore organic fertilizers and amendments.
  7. Summarize composting methods.
  8. Outline soil conservation measures.
  9. Complete the soils section of the organic certification paperwork.