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Soil Sampling – How and Why?

Posted on November 28, 2019

Soil sampling is the most important stage in managing soil fertility. Soil test results are a reliable guide to assessing and monitoring soil nutrient levels. Taking good soil samples will lay the building blocks to formulating good nutrient advice. Soil sample results provide a sound basis for lime, manure and fertiliser application.

In October 2015, the Fertilizer Association of Ireland launched a series of technical bulletins. The first is called Soil Sampling – How and Why? Click the link to download a copy


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