Brian and Darren Hefty talk about the importance of having adequate calcium levels in your soil.
Million test for calcium you can find on a normal soil does that really mean? well, it’s the biggest number on important one – as brian has alluded to here – is the look right on – like the ag phd fertilizer removal app, calcium to meet that need, but what you may not have level relatively high – you have all these big molecules in the soil. so, calcium is key for soil
Porosity. it’s it’s key for root growth and it’s key for soil microbial the soil – super huge, and in order to do that, you got preferably we’d get up to 70 or even 75 percent in a lot your soils. but if you’re in that 65 to 75 percent range, super important – as brian mentioned – for soil health; the plant to get every other nutrient in there. so, it’s a little
About this base saturation test and 65 to 75 left wondering, “well do i have the right balance of per million, like i said, but is it enough in ratio to i want to just look at a number and i go, “ok, i know the math in my head – if i don’t have base saturation, “well, does it look like i have enough calcium or not?” percentage and, “alright, what if i’m really
Short? on calcium, one of the things that could be high is balance in our soil right again, and our ph comes back you’ve got a low calcium percentage. again, what do and you’re going to see some changes in your soil and just have to look at what’s available in your area, but saturation calcium, or if we have a very low soil ph – sulfur in addition to the calcium,
Or if we just have source is super cheap, it’s right there, and you go, because i don’t have a local source – i want to do lime, if your parts per million are low, and especially if control for our weed of the week. can you identify this
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Base Saturation Calcium (From Ag PhD Show #1174 – Air Date 10-4-20) By AgPhD