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Lime . . Not all it's cracked up to be

 

If you think lime is boring, think again. Although lime has long been shown to affect soil productivity, a recent meeting involving key members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, academia and lime industry identified serious questions, concerns and significant opportunities related to liming material evaluation.

Link to full article - Ag Professionals Magazine

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Loading @ Fort Dodge Plant

Due to the extreme cold weather the Fort Dodge plants will not be loading trucks Monday night (January 06, 2014) from 5 pm to Tuesday at 5 am.

Trucks may pick up in Fort Dodge:

Monday Jan 6th  from 5 am to Monday at 5 pm

Tuesday Jan 7th  from 5 am to Saturday Jan 11th at 5 am.

*Note we will be open Friday evening for after-hours pick-up.

This is for this week only and all other location are operating under normal hours.

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Ag Wire News - Lime Industry Meeting

 

From: Ag New Wire (http://agnewswire.com/2013/12/2013-lime-meeting-release/)

 

On November 12, 2013, members of the U.S. agricultural lime industry met near Iowa State University to discuss improving the measurement of limestone reactivity to better predict pH changes in soils. The goal of this conference was to compare current practices with other developed methodologies to determine if there are opportunities to improve measuring limestone reactivity in soils among a variety of liming materials. Research has shown that optimizing soil pH levels can help producers improve their yields while lowering environmental impacts in support of the Nutrient Management Strategy. In attendance were key leaders from the lime industry, academia and USDA.

 

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Calcium Products: The Soil Specialists

 

According to vice-president of sales and marketing Craig Dick, Calcium Products offers an array of soil improvement products for farmers looking for results-driven, margin-increasing solutions.  Dick says their products are the most pure and effective solutions you can buy for controlling pH, compaction, crusting, water management and nutrient availability.   And he says Calcium Products has recently launched a new web site with product information and custom calculators, agronomy research, stories of real results and much more.


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