- The North Missourian - http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com -
Liming Area Fields
Posted By Janna On April 1, 2013 @ 8:26 am In Headline News | No Comments
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
Article printed from The North Missourian: http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com
URL to article: http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com/2013/04/01/liming-area-fields/
Copyright © 2012 The North Missourian. All rights reserved.