Soil Testing FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
- How should a soil sample(s) be taken?
- What is the cost of soil or plant analysis?
- How often should I test my soil?
- Time required for soil or plant analysis?
- Can samples be taken when soils are wet?
- When is the best time to take soil samples?
- Why is it important to mix lime with the soil?
- How many one thousand square feet in an acre?
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Far too often in Mississippi, soil management after major weather events must be considered, but landowners affected by Hurricane Ida now have a guide on how to approach this task.
“Soil Management After Hurricane Ida” is available online on the Mississippi Crop Situation blog at https://www.mississippi-crops.com/2021/09/02/soil-management-after-hurricane-ida/.
Mississippi agricultural producers and landowners who are interested in carbon sequestration can test their soil’s carbon content through the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
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The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering another year of free testing for often overlooked nematode pests that frequently cause poor crop performance.
You’ve spent all summer planting and maintaining your garden or mowing your lawn and are ready for a break. But before you put your landscape to bed for a long winter’s nap, consider applying lime.
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