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Advanced Soil Sampling

Bringing precision accuracy to a critical task like soil sampling is the goal of Allan Baucom. The North Carolina farmer developed the Falcon Automated Soil Sampling system a year ago after being frustrated with the inherent inaccuracy of traditional methods. ...

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Soil sampling gets high-tech

Soil sampling can be key in understanding the nutrient variability throughout a field, and it’s becoming more widely practiced in precision agriculture as farmers want more de­tailed data about their fields. While the key principles of soil sampling have remained ...

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Understand Your Soil Test: pH-Excess Lime-Lime Needs

The relationships among pH, soil type, and lime requirements are explained. Accurate soil tests can be an excellent management tool. Misuse of soil tests leads to increased production costs,  yield losses, or both. The elements required by plants for proper ...

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