Fertilizer Use and Application: Soil Testing

Soil Testing: AHS.19 : Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Make the connection between analyzing a soil test and finding what is missing to analyzing the risks and rewards of change. (Ex. Adding certain types of fertilizers at different price points vs. changing job or occupation for a better lifestyle or more family time.)

Soil Testing: HS.42 : Life Balance (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Show students that it is important to test soils in order to determine if they have the proper nutrient balance for the specific crop being grown, just as it is important to analyze our life to make sure we have a healthy balance of activities and priorities.

Soil Testing: MS.25 : Seeking Counseling (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Students will be better be able to view counseling positively after making the connection between counseling and soil testing. It is, at times, hard to regulate the nutrients in the soil without proper soil testing. At times, it is also hard to find what may be going on inside our psyche without proper counseling.