Squeeze fertilizer dollar hard

Hollis, Paul L.
May 2005
Southeast Farm Press;5/4/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents some of the suggestions for agriculturists for managing the fertility of their agricultural land economically and make a good crop. First and foremost is to soil test. Soil testing, still is the best way to guide one's fertilizer program. The article informs that most soil test labs in the Southeast use the same chemical extractants, so the numbers for soil test levels should be comparable. Another point is that growers should maintain proper soil pH. Liming to the proper soil pH can help the farmers get the most from the fertilizer one applies, plus nutrients that already are in the soil.


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