Land Degradation: Managing Soils

Duration: 5 hours

Soil is essential for most types of farming. It acts as a reservoir of water and nutrients for crops, it supplies food for grazing animals, supports wildlife, and acts as a carbon sink. Soil management is needed to ensure that soils are protected and are as efficient as they need to be. With this course you will learn about the most common physical, biological and chemical factors influencing nutrient availability in soils, nutrient management and more.