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It’s a good idea to pull soil samples from the field every two years, Farm Journal associate field agronomist Missy Bauer says in Episode 12 of Corn College TV Season 3.
"That helps us keep pretty consistent on keeping up with the lime needs or the pH levels in the field as well as your overall P and K levels or micronutrients in these fields," Bauer says.
Follow five steps when taking those samples:
Learn more about how to put these five steps into practice here:
Five Steps for Proper Soil Sampling
Follow these guidelines to prepare field samples for laboratory evaluation, says Farm Journal associate field agronomist Missy Bauer in Corn College TV Season 3.
The When, How and Why of the Soil Test
Reach into the farmer’s toolbox with Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie to learn the keys to soil sampling. Reinforce the importance of soil sample. In episode 4 of Corn College TV, reach into the farmer’s toolbox with Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie to learn the keys to soil sampling.
Ways to Improve Soil Health
These tips will keep your fields producing at their highest potential, Farm Journal associate field agronomist Missy Bauer tells Corn College TV Season 3.
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