Halving your cost of Soil Amendments by adding Biology.

Sodic soils and acidic soils are a common problem in agriculture and can be expensive to address.

Sodic soils cause clay particles to swell and disperse leading to a number of problems including soil compaction, obstructed seed emergence and reduced nutrient uptake by plants. Applying gypsum to sodic soils helps improve the physical soil structure leading to more friable soils (crumblier soils) which exchange essential elements such as Calcium, Potassium and Sulphur with plants more readily. This contributes to a more balanced pH, increasing the availability of nutrients and minerals to the plants.

Acidic soils could be preventing nutrient uptake by your plants. Adding lime to your soil helps with pH balance, improves nutrient balance and availability, soil structure and reduces the likelihood of Aluminium and Manganese toxicity. The addition of Calcium to your overall soil health improvement strategy is a great start to increased nutrient availability and healthier plants, but this is only half the story. 

When the biology of your soil is activated, soil amendments such as gypsum and lime can perform their roles much more efficiently and much less is needed. This saves you money, and the benefits of having the soil alive with countless tiny microbes and biological organisms is they work around the clock to help improve every working function of your soil and plant. These microscopic work horses are essential to the interconnected relationship between how plants absorb nutrients from the atmosphere and the soil, and they play a critical role in helping plants protect themselves from pests, diseases and stressful situations. Soils which are biologically active have better water holding capacity, nutrient availability and provide a strong immunity check for your plants. Investing in healthy soil is like investing in a preventative health plan for your plants and your budget.   You will enjoy better yields, use less chemicals and fertiliser, and less soil amendments.

Re-Gen Farming can help you plan how to increase the level of biological activity in your soil. Now is the time to give me a call and discuss how we can put a strategy together to begin your journey to soil health and half your lime and gypsum needs.

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