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Frank Sikora



Agricultural Lime Recommendations Based on Lime Quality
1/13/2016 (major revision)

Soil acidity is one of the most important soil factors affecting crop growth and ultimately, yield and profitability. It is determined by measuring the soil pH, which is a measure of the amount of hydrogen ions in the soil solution. As soil acidity increases, the soil pH decreases. Soils tend to be naturally acidic in areas where rainfall is sufficient to cause substantial leaching of basic ions (such as calcium and magnesium), which are replaced by hydrogen ions. Most soils in Kentucky are naturally acidic because of our abundant rainfall. | ID-163
web only | 6 pages | 2,749 words | 73 downloads | PDF: 485 kb


Taking Soil Test Samples
9/4/2007 (reprinted)

| AGR-16
2,500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 43 downloads | PDF: 150 kb


Soil Testing: What It Is and What It Does
8/15/2000 (minor revision)

| AGR-57
3,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 34 downloads | PDF: 253 kb


Using Animal Manures as Nutrient Sources
8/1/2000 (minor revision)

| AGR-146
3,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 28 downloads | PDF: 330 kb


Agronomy Research Report 2000
7/10/2000 (new)

| PR-432
2,500 printed copies | 55 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 550 kb