Nitrogen: Demystifying Management Decisions on your Organic Farm
Patricia Lazicki, Ph.D, UCCE Vegetable Crops AdvisorClassroom 1
Nitrogen, absolutely essential for plant growth, is often one of the more expensive and tricky inputs that farmers rely on. In this workshop, participants will learn how to estimate nitrogen release from diverse organic sources and translate that knowledge to nitrogen fertilization plans. Additionallly, participants will learn about the role of microbes and the relevance of soil organic matter, how to use soil tests, and how to monitor nitrogen year round.