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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Without liming, Clinton stands to lose about 0.1t/ha/year in cereal yields and 0.1 point per year in soil pH during the next decade in a basic rotation of wheat, canola and lupins... Clinton, who farms with his parents Ian and Helen, his sister Shannon Meyer and her husband Simon, says the family maps out a lime strategy each year, in conjunction with a specialist soil consultant, based on an extensive soil testing regime to depth across the property... "We estimate 2.5 million tonnes per year of lime is needed for the next decade to recover soil pH to the targets of 5.5 in the surface and 4.8 in the subsurface layers and address ongoing soil acidification," Mr Gazey says...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Image of a soil pit showing lime injection.. Soil pit showing where lime (stained purple) has been injected into the soil... The trial was established in 2001 at South Bodallin in the eastern WA wheatbelt when limesand was injected to a depth of 25 to 30cm, using air to blow the lime down behind a set of deep-ripping tynes...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Lime rates increasing but more needed.. Western Australian grain growers are increasing the amount of lime they apply to paddocks, but even higher rates are needed to achieve appropriate pH levels in the soil... "The cumulative application of lime by the grower in these years increased or maintained the topsoil (0-10cm) pH above 5.5-6 in all plots where lime was applied in 1994," Mr Gazey said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Lime rates increasing but more needed.. Western Australian grain growers are increasing the amount of lime they apply to paddocks, but even higher rates are needed to achieve appropriate pH levels in the soil... "The cumulative application of lime by the grower in these years increased or maintained the topsoil (0-10cm) pH above 5.5-6 in all plots where lime was applied in 1994," Mr Gazey said...
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