Organic Gardening & Farming Lectures, Demonstrations and Hands-on Experience at a Certified Organic Farm in Monroe, NC. Managing Soil Fertility - Covers the concepts, objectives, and components of sound soil fertility management programs for certified organic production systems. Learn about sustainable agriculture practices (e.g., tillage, cover crops, composts, soil amendments) that go into organic fertility management. For more information on the eleven core courses offered in the Learn…See More
I am a new "farmer", a single mother of three boys (and often, a few extra boys too) and am enjoying *most* of the process of building a new farm. We have 40 acres - mostly trees, all hills, a couple hundred heritage breed chickens and turkeys, a rotation of heirloom produce. For certain, our daily routine is nothing like the business world. I am grateful!