Soil Testing, Properties and Uses
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Lab testing of soil
Field testing of soil
Preparing and reading soil and test reports
The different types of soil
How to select the proper soil test for your specific project/application
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Course Title: Soil Testing, Properties and Uses
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This two hour course will examine soil properties, lab and field testing procedures, preparing and reading soil tests and reports, the different types of soil, and how to select the proper soil test for a specific project.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify various types of soil and describe their unique properties.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss and explain procedures for field and lab tests on various projects.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how to prepare and read soil and test reports.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to select the proper soil test for a specific project.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Some experience with site development
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: None
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