1 DAY COURSE ON SOIL AND COMPOSTING IN URBAN FARMING (18 Nov 2017)

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  • Key principles of soil in urban farming (applications in soil-based farming in Singapore)
  • Soil composition and testing methods -Soil biology Plant Nutrients uptake
  • Soil PH and testing methods
  • Importance of organic matter in soil
  • Methods of soil amendments
  • Theoretical foundations of composting
  • Benefits of using Compost in Urban Farming
  • Composting Techniques (Open systems or piles, Holding Units, etc)
  • Tools and materials required for composting Process (monitoring optimal parameters)
  • Phases Hygiene and Safety Applications
  • Applications of composting products in Urban Farming (Vermicomposting, Compost Tea)

You will also received learning resources including  Soil, premium compost and learning guides on how to do composting in Singapore

Confused by so many soil types sold in nurseries and gardening centres?
We will teach you how to identify different types of soil and understand which is use under which scenarios. You will learn to do key soil testing and analysis.

Part of Process of  Proper soil analysis

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 Recognise how to improve your soil and what crops to use for which type of soil

 Learn different methods of composting
(suitable for larger scale in Farms, as well as smaller scales in community gardens and at home )

Registration Payment for this event is 
- SG$199 via paypal (use your paypal account or your online credit or debit card) 
OR 
- SG$199 via SkillsFuture Credit
(If you want to use SkillsFuture credit, please click Register button on this page and select payment mode as "Using My SkillsFuture Credit". An email with instructions will be send to you on how to apply for SkillsFuture to pay for course fees.)

 

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Claimable [Read More]

The training is provided by The Living Centre and it will be held at World Farm Singapore (Directions and map details will be sent to you via email about 1 week before the event.) The location is within 10 mins walk from the nearest Public Transport Bus Stop.

Registration has closed for this class

https://www.thelivingcentre.sg/register/grow-your-own-food/1-day-courses/full-day-course-grow-leafy-vegetables-using-hydroponics-technology-basic-level-30-dec-2017

Event Properties

Event Date 18-Nov-2017 (Sat) 9:00 am
Event End Date 18-Nov-2017 (Sat) 4:00 pm
Price SG$199.00
This event is organised and conducted by The Living Centre
Event Query Please email contact@thelivingcentre.sg
Language of Instruction English
Course Fee Payment Mode You can use SkillsFuture Credit or Paypal/Credit Card. If you want to use SkillsFuture credit, please click register button on this page and select payment mode as "Using My SkillsFuture Credit". An email with instructions will be send to you on how to apply for SkillsFuture to pay for course fees. You can use SkillsFuture to pay up to FULL course fees
Location
World Farm (Singapore)
15 Bah Soon Pah Rd, Singapore 769962
World Farm (Singapore)
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