Soil acidity is
neutralized and calcium and magnesium nutrients are replenished
with proper liming. The
effectiveness of other soil nutrients, including phosphorus,
nitrogen and manganese, increase significantly when liming
practices are used, and helps to maintain a healthy pH level in
the soil. With a proper soil pH, fertilizers and herbicides work more
effectively, increasing crop productivity and saving money.
can be effective before tilling and planting in the spring, the
best times to apply lime to your fields are fall and early winter.
This allows time for the distribution of nutrients
throughout the root system. Freezing and thawing also aids in the distribution of the