Soil test to manage nutrient costs

Smith, Ron
December 2010
Southwest Farm Press;12/16/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the importance of soil testing in managing the cost of fertilizers. According to Texas AgriLife Extension forage specialist Vanessa Corriher, soil testing is considered as the cheapest way of promoting soil fertility because it can determine the amount of fertilizers given to plants. Moreover, it mentions that soil testing can offer forage producers optimum production at lesser cost of fertilizers.


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