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Farmers Soil Testing Best in Fall

Producers making amendments to the soil in their fields may consider collecting soil samples in the fall.
Valarie Tate with the Extension Center says soil testing this time of year can help producers make important decisions.
She says testing gives you a baseline from which you can work.

Tate says testing is also a good tool for fields with soybean cyst nematode

She says soil health assessments may provide a variety of important pieces of information.

Soil sampling depth and technique will depend on the testing. For more information, contact your are University Extension Service Office.