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Agricultural Testing Services: Soil Sampling

Plants require nutrients and an acceptable soil pH to grow well. Soil testing is the best way to find out how much lime and fertilizer to apply based on the crop and existing field...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2002
  • February

Top 10 Liming Questions

Answers to commonly asked questions about liming.
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Agricultural Testing Services

The Noble Research Institute believes in the value of soil, forage and hay testing to improve effective nutrient use and efficiency. Testing offers information that can lead to more informed...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2013
  • September

Proper liming, fertilizing increases winter pasture profit

Lime and fertilizer make up a substantial portion of the costs of producing winter pasture. Lime may or may not be needed - only a soil test can tell you for sure. If lime is recommended, its application can pay good dividends.
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How to Take a Soil Sample

Why do you need to take a soil sample? How do you take a good soil sample? How often do you need to sample?

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • October 2018

Look for These Soil Health Indicators in the Field

Soil color and structure, the presence of biological activity like earthworms and dung beetles, rooting resistance, and soil smell can help farmers and ranchers determine the health of their soils.