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Calcium Products - Items filtered by date: January 2015

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Let There Be Lime

In January 2015 Agriculture.com featured an article written by John Deitz, Let There Be Lime. The focus of the article is the how SuperCal products are helping producers in in Western Canada reclaim land and increase yields

Key Points from the Article:

  •  “If we can apply lime annually to a very small width of application within actual areas that need to be treated, we can drive annualized costs down to between 7% and 9% or lower than the amount the old methods would use,” Solberg says.
  • In 2013, ENR applied a 600-pound rate of SuperCal SO4 to about 200 acres of white, hard, grow-nothing land in southern Alberta that had 26% sodium. It harvested 80-bushel barley on the treated area.
  • The 400-pound applications of SuperCal 98G increased soil pH by about 0.6 and offered the best return – nearly 9 bushels per acre. Cost for the product and application was about $57 an acre.

You can download the article as a pdf

 

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IPFS Presentation Sulfur Deficiency in the Upper Midwest

It's been a great week at the Iowa Power Farming Show. This year Dr. Andrew Hoiberg presented each day to growers on Sulfur Deficiency in the Upper Midwest

The key take a ways are:

Sulfur deficiency is often confused with Nitrogen deficiency, know what you are looking at.

Prior to 2005 little sulfur deficiency was observed

Sandy and loamy soils may exhibit more problems.

Soil tests may not adequately show a need for sulfur nutrition

Tissue tests of less than 0.25% Sulfur should show a response

Iowa State has documented yield increases of 7-18 bu / acre with applications of as little as 15 lbs /a sulfur

 

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