Organic Transplant Media & Fertility Management


Workshop audio recordings from the 2014 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


John Biernbaum, Michigan State University
Friday III – 4 p.m.
All farmers should understand simplified root media and fertility management options for high quality certified organic transplant production. Topics will include: growing container options, evaluating commercially available media, selecting and blending root media components and amendments, water soluble and mid-crop nutrient sources, compost as a primary root media and nutrient management tool, and how irrigation methods impact root media and nutrient management.