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"Nitty Gritty of Fertilization" Soil Test Workshop w/Peter Johnson

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"Nitty Gritty of Fertilization" Soil Test Workshop w/Peter Johnson

Time: March 23, 2011 all day
Location: Georgetown and Wellandport
Website or Map: http://www.ghscia.com
Phone: 905-873-6811
Event Type: education
Organized By: Golden Horseshoe SCIA
Latest Activity: Mar 14, 2011

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Morning session: Georgetown, 9 am to 12 noon, lunch to follow (only a few spots remain!).

Afternoon session: Wellandport, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. (Please note time change from original announcement of a 2 pm start).


The workshop will focus on fertility, interpreting the numbers, which numbers you can safely ignore and how to maximize your results. Free soil test kits to be won!  A & L Canada Labs, Agri-Food Laboratories Inc. and Stratford Agri-Analysis have all generously offered free soil sampling kits for each session. Bring your questions and your soil tests. Free to OSCIA members, small fee for non-members. Refreshments provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Sessions may be cancelled if there is not enough interest. RSVP: Anne Howden Thompson at 905-873-6811 or goldenhorseshoe.scia@rogers.com.

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