Gran-Lime

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Product Analysis
Calcium (Ca) 38.0% Magnesium (Mg) 1.0%

What is Gran-Lime?

Gran-Lime is a lime that is far more finely-ground than typical ground limestone. It is a combination of calcium and magnesium lime which is 100% water-soluble and 99% available to plants in the soil. It comes in a granulated form for ease of spreading by and conventional spreader. It is specially formulated to quickly reduce the acidity in the soil.

Why use GRAN-LIME?

  • Can be spread with a conventional fertiliser spreader
  • Minimises the risk of compaction
  • Farmer applied – no need for contractors
  • Granular Lime – therefore not blown away by wind
  • Can be used in conjunction with Urea-based fertilisers when spread separately

Funtions of Trace Elements

Calcium
  • Healthier livestock with stronger bones
  • Essential in milk production
  • Helps prevent milk fever
Magnesium
  • Helps prevent grass tetany
  • Improves appetite
  • Improves nutrient availability

Benefits of GRAN-LIME

  • Speed of action
  • More accurate pattern than ground limestone
  • Can be spread at any time of the year on any crop
  • Will rapidly reduce surface acidity
  • Ideal for con-acre renting
  • Suitable for min-till systems
  • Less ground compaction
  • Suitable for spot treatments of fields
  • Can be spread by tramline system
  • Suitable for grassland and tillage
  • Cost-effective and convenient
  • Animals may graze grassland immediately after application

Application Rate

Good pHGood pH

Apply 185kgs/ha/year (1.5 x 50kg bags/acre/year) to maintain pH levels.

Low pHLow pH

Apply 370kgs/ha/year (3 x 50kg bags/acre/year) until pH rises and 185kgs/ha/acre (1.5 x 50kg bags/acre/year) to maintain this pH level.

Reseeding

Apply 370kgs/ha/year (3 x 50kg bags/acre/year) at reseeding and 185kgs/ha (1.5 x 50 kg bags/acre) in subsequent years.