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Master Course Outline
Soils Fertility and Management

Course Number: AGPR 202
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of macro- and micronutrient uptake and utilization by plants and the fertilizer products used to supply different nutrients. Topics include soil conservation, erosion control practices, and utilization of soil survey reports. Prerequisite: AGPR 201 or instructor permission.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Ability to interpret soil pH relationships based on soils cation exchange capacity and relate this to form and availability of nutrients.
B. Ability to read and interpret soil test reports and make recommendations to include calculating the cost of fertilizer applications.
C. Knowledge of the physical processes involved in soil loss by erosion.
D. Knowledge of land use capability classifications.
E. Ability to outline the nitrogen cycle in soils and recognize forms of nitrogen in plant and soil and mobility of each form.
F. Knowledge of the need for fertilizer phosphorus.
G. Knowledge of the need for potassium fertilizers and the forms of potassium in the soil.
H. Knowledge of soil-fertilizer sulfur relationships.
I. Knowledge of micronutrient needs of specific crops and availability dependence on soil pH.
J. Ability to identify fertilizer products as to general types and knowledge of where each would be used to the greatest advantage.
K. Ability to read and interpret a soil or plant tissue test analysis report and make fertilizer recommendations.
L. Knowledge of the use of organic materials in a fertility management program.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
AGPR 202
Spring 2014
5080
Matthew Williams
AGPR 202
Spring 2014
0070
Matthew Williams
AGPR 202
Winter 2014
0070
Matthew Williams
AGPR 202
Spring 2011
5080
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2011
5080
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2011
0044
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2011
0042
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Spring 2009
5080
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2009
5080
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2009
0044
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2009
0042
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Fall 2008
5080
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2004
5060
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2004
0042
Jerry Kjack
AGPR 202
Winter 2003
0042
Jerry Kjack

AGPR 202
Winter 2003
0042
Jerry Kjack



Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
X
X
 
 
 
X
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)