[Market-farming] lime powder application

maury sheets maurysheets at verizon.net
Sun Mar 20 18:06:35 EDT 2011


Vern,

What else would you use if not limestone?  I know of no other product that
is as cheap to use as lime.  No one uses anything else in south jersey.  You
see the lime truck in field after field around here in the early spring.

Maury Sheets
Woodland Produce
South jersey



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Subject: Re: [Market-farming] lime powder application

Thanks, Bill!  I guess I need to study the relationships that you 
mentioned between K, Ca, etc. more.  I know that to change the pH with 
limestone alone would more than break my bank, which is partly why I 
haven't done it before now.  I will check around and see what I can find 
from the local farmers.

Vern
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