Learn about your soil

Seven Basic Steps To BioLogical Farming

 

Step 1 – Identification:

Sample the soil, look at the structure and biology – Is there any?

 

Step 2 – Interpretation:

Look at sample results – UK test, cat-ion exchange, trace elements, available nutrients.

 

 

Step 3 – Remedial:

What do you need to do to the soil initially? – Lime? Slag? Cultivate? Cover crop?

 

Step 4Feed the soil:

Do you have enough biological activity? Earth worms, bacteria, Fungi, Organic matter.

 

Step 5Tissue testing:

Sample the newest leaves in BOTH good and bad areas

 

Step 6Feed the plant:

Nutrition AND biology, throughout the season.

 

Step 7 – Evaluation:

Retest, reassess, and ready to go again