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Deeper look at soil chemistry

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Western Australian grower Brad Jones examines the subsoil constraints to crop productivity exposed by soil pits on his property, about 184 kilometres east of Perth... Growers are increasingly complementing the expertise of agronomists with that of soil consultants to better understand how their soils function at depth.. "I plan to do this for the rest of my life, so I need to understand the soils that support our grains operation and start replacing the range of nutrients that decades of cropping have taken out," Leeton says...