Results for pages tagged with "Soil Test"
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Tips for the successful use of liquid supplements.
Soil test results are only as good as the soil sample that is sent to the lab so here are some tips for taking a good sample and an explanation of why each component of taking the sample is important.
There are some things to consider when purchasing lime. The two most important are the calcium carbonate equivalent (CCE) and the fineness efficiency.
Soil testing is a good tool, but it's not perfect. Knowing the limitations of soil testing can help producers make the best use of the test results.
The Noble Research Institute is changing the method used to measure phosphorus content in its soil tests.
Most winter pasture fields are planted in late August or early September to optimize the potential for getting grazing in the fall; having a plan made beforehand can eliminate possible mistakes at planting time.
Many things besides productivity may drive a buyer's decision for purchasing a particular parcel of land however, if more than one parcel is an option, a soil test can be worth its weight in gold in determining the better buy.
An explanation of what the numbers in a soil test mean.
There are two ways to measure the value of a soil test - one way is to look at the cost of lost production from inefficient fertilizer use, and another is to look at potential cost savings if over-fertilization is stopped.
Variety tests provide us with valuable information about new genetics as they become available and how they compare to old standards that have been around for years. How does a producer use all this information to make a decision about what to plant?