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Managing the Application of Manure

Sep 10, 2018

With proper management, livestock manure can be a valuable resource for crop nutrients, while also protecting our environment at the same time.

Soil Testing

Sep 10, 2018

Sound nutrient management is built upon a strong soil testing program. Soil testing is a multistep process that includes the collection of representative samples from each field or zone; proper analysis of samples to determine soil pH and the levels of available nutrients; and the use of results to determine nutrient status, and optimum rates of applied lime, fertilizer, or manure.

The Value of a Soil Test

Sep 10, 2018

Many times, when we discuss the cost of grid soil sampling farmers get hung up on the cost per acre instead of the value of the test itself. The words “cost” and “value” get mixed and the $10 per acre cost becomes a hurdle which is not overcome. The value is never realized because the cost is the only item of focus.