Kentucky Soil Health: Calcium or Lime? Which Raises Soil pH? Feb 25, 2022

    🕔Feb 25, 2022
    Soils become acidic for different reasons, but the primary reason in Kentucky’s production agriculture is nitrogen (N) fertilizer application. Managing soil pH is a crucial part of your crop production […]

    Mississippi: Planning to Lime for the 2022 Crop Mar 22, 2021

    🕔Mar 22, 2021
    Wait a minute, aren’t we just now planting the 2021 crop? True, however, some fields being planted now will suffer from soil acidity issues this year. There may be short […]

    Mississippi: Think About Liming This Fall Aug 20, 2019

    🕔Aug 20, 2019
    Acid soils will benefit from liming to aid crop growth and development. If a current soil test has a lime recommendation, applying in the fall provides more time for the […]

    Alabama: What Is the Difference Between Agricultural Lime and Gypsum? Feb 2, 2018

    🕔Feb 2, 2018
    As growers receive results from their soil tests, I am commonly asked what is the difference between agricultural lime and gypsum.  The follow up question is usually “can I use […]

    Texas: Aerial Scouting Is Fine, but Soil Health Is the Real Limiting Factor Nov 8, 2017

    🕔Nov 8, 2017
    The era of remote sensing, aerial drones, satellite imaging and GPS/GIS has most producers focusing on the visible issues present in their fields.  The Soil Health movement is attempting to […]

    How Much Effect Does Soil pH Have On Weed Management? Apr 26, 2017

    🕔Apr 26, 2017
    How much difference does pH make in how well you can manage herbicide-resistant weeds? More than you might think. Much more, in fact, in certain conditions. An article on the Australian […]

    Mississippi: Soil Fertility Measurements Are Also Health Assessments Feb 4, 2016

    🕔Feb 4, 2016
    Soil pH and lime requirement are long recognized as the foundation of nutrient management as acid soils often need liming to aid crop growth and development.

    Kentucky: Liming Alternatives – Buyer Beware Apr 8, 2015

    🕔Apr 8, 2015
    Over the past few months we’ve had farmers at each county agronomy meeting ask about liquid lime. After a little investigation we found out that what was being marketed as […]


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