Soil Fertility Workshop for Crops & Pasture | Cayo District, Belize


Date(s): 09/03/2018 - 09/06/2018
Time: All Day

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4-Day Introductory II Kinsey/Albrecht Soil Fertility Workshop for Crops & Pasture

Course Instructor: Neal Kinsey

Event by: Belize Ag Report, The University of Belize College of Agriculture and Agro-Base

Dates: Sept 3 – 6, 2018 at the Conference Room at University of Belize, Central Farm, Cayo District

The cost for the 4-day course is $1100. Bz D ($550 USD), which includes course notebook, lunches and refreshments at morning and afternoon breaks.

For registration contact: David Thiessen of Agro-Base at +501-670-4817 or email:

(Follow-up course to Neal’s Intro I course given at UBCF in 2015 & 2016)

Day 1 – Understanding Micronutrient Needs for Crops and Soils – Why, What Kind and How Much? Principal discussions for boron, iron, manganese, copper and zinc.

Day 2 – Finish with information on those listed for first day, plus considerations for cobalt, molybdenum, chloride, selenium and silicon testing and use. Begin presentation on Nitrogen, Sulfur and


Day 3 – Conclusion of N, S and P presentation, then Potassium and Sodium, followed by Magnesium.

Day 4 – Magnesium then Calcium, Dealing with Soil Compaction, then Soil Sampling – Important

Considerations, as time permits.

Specifics with actual examples from soil tests This is the farmers’ favorite course!

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