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Episode 7-What Farmers And Gardeners Should Know About Soil Testing – Part 2 CEC, OM, Base Saturation and Nutrients

Shows why testing helps you build quality soils

  ABOUT EPISODE 7 Laboratory based testing helps you build quality soils for your farm and garden.  This is because tests provide information about what your soils need, rather than simply highlighting what your fertilizer distributor has on sale. But the numbers on a lab report are only valuable if you know how to interpret them.  In this episode, host ...

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Episode 6 What Farmers and Gardeners Need to Know About Soil Testing (Part I-At Home Assessments and Soil pH)

Shows a farmer testing his soil.

Farmers and gardeners can improve production with regular at home and laboratory based soil testing.   Learn facts about soil color, texture, and aroma, and living creatures in and on your soil that can guide you to better production.   Learn how to choose a soil testing lab, why pH is one of the most common variables included on your lab report, ...

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