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The Cost of Ag Lime

Guest Author - Larry Moore, Founder of Calcium Products.

A customer called in and told us that the quote to haul ag lime to his field from Gilmore City 104 miles was $11.70 per ton. So, if you use Ag-lime from Gilmore City you will need 2 ton to cover one acre or $23.40 in shipping costs, plus the cost of the ag lime, plus spreading. Probably something north of $40.00 per acre for a product that will not perform for 2 years.

With Supercal 98G your shipping cost for 1 acre is $2.34, your material and spreading is around $23 per acre, and if you put it on now you will see results next fall. Where would you like to send the $15.00 difference, to your wallet or to the Middle East (the cost of the fuel to ship ag lime)?

 

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