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 Speed of Lime

People talk about getting an almost nitrogen like response to lime applications, and Dave Muggeridge has seen it and has measured it. “You think of lime as a product that takes time to improve the soil and pasture, but what we have seen on our farm knocks over that theory”. Dave has been running the McDonalds Lime Live trials on his Tatanui property for the last four years.

The performance of limed paddocks has been compared with unlimed paddocks, and to date the results strongly validate the benefits of annual liming. The limed paddocks have shown greater pasture production, more clover, fewer weeds, more earthworms and higher palatability than the unlimed paddock...

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