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Laboratory Schedule Fall 2013


1. August 26-27: Lab safety policy & Introduction to soil profile descriptions

Lab 1

Power Point for Lab 1

Lab Help

2. September 9-10: Soil Parent Material: Rocks and Minerals

Lab 2

Power Point for Lab 2

Lab Help

3. September 16-17: Soil texture

Lab 3

Power Point for Lab 3

4. September 23-24: Soil Structure and other Physical Properties

Lab 4

Power Point for Lab 4

5. September 30- Oct 1: Soil moisture retention and moisture calculations lab

Lab 5

Power Point for Lab 5

6. October 7- 8: Waste treatment septic systems

Lab 6

Power Point for Lab 6

7. October 14-15: County Soil Survey Reports

Lab 7

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8. October 21-22: Soil Chemical Properties

Lab 8

9. October 28-29: Soil Acidity and Liming

Lab 9

10. November 4-5: Soil Sampling and NCDA Soil Testing Lab Virtual Tour

Lab 10

11. November 11-12: Interpreting Soil Test Reports

Lab 11

12. November 18-19: NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS IN PLANTS

Lab 12

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