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[Podcast] Analyzing & Adjusting Soil pH with UNM’s Daniel Kaiser

For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, associate editor Sarah Hill talks with Daniel Kaiser, nutrient management specialist at the University of Minnesota about the range of pH values needed for optimum crop performance, how liming works in the soil, what factors to consider when applying lime and more.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, associate editor Sarah Hill talks with Daniel Kaiser, nutrient management specialist at the University of Minnesota about the range of pH values needed for optimum crop performance, how liming works in the soil, what factors to consider when applying lime and more.
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Soil Phosphorus Availability and Lime: More Than Just pH?

If soils are too acidic, phosphorus reacts with iron and aluminum, making it unavailable to plants. But if soils are too alkaline, phosphorus reacts with calcium and also becomes inaccessible. However, liming can influence other ways by which phosphorus might become available to plants.
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