by Heather Benedict, Regional Agronomist
Liming soils can provide a number of benefits. Liming a soil with a salt pH of 4.5 to 6.0 typically will increase soybean yields 15%. Each crop has a favorable pH range for growth.
A favorable soil pH can improve availability of nutrients; increased efficiency of fertilizers applied to the soil, reduced toxicity, favorable microbial activity and improved soil health. A favorable pH is extremely