Growers are invited to participate in an in-depth school focused on understanding and increasing ones knowledge in fertilizing crops. There will be a series of 10 evening meetings in January and February on Monday and Wednesday evenings covering soil management, pH and liming soils, nitrogen management and sources, phosphorus and potassium fertilizers and management, sulfur and micronutrient management, soil sampling and soil testing, making nutrient recommendations, tissue testing, identification of crop nutrient deficiencies and developing your own fertilizer program. The first meeting will start Monday, January 7, 2019, and will finish Wednesday, February 13.

The school is limited to 20 participants because of space. Pre-registration is required before the event. There is a fee to cover school expenses. The meetings will be held at the Extension office in Oregon and will start at 6:30 and end at 9:30 p.m. Past participants are welcome to attend for a refresher but should register.

Wayne Flanary, Field Specialist in Agronomy, will be teaching the course. Sign up now by calling the Holt County Extension office at 660-446-3724.