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Manure, Fertilizer, Or Compost—Which is Best? It Depends.

By Norcal Ag Service / June 19, 2019 /

Successful farmers know the value of their soil. They know that good soil means good crops, a good end of the season yield. They know bad soil has the opposite effect and they also know that they can enhance the terrain of their own farm with fertilizer, mulch, and yes compost. Compost and manure aren’t…

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What is Agricultural Lime and How Does It Impact Soil Health?

By Norcal Ag Service / May 15, 2019 /

Chances are that the soil in your field or garden will become acidic over time due to several factors, including decomposition of organic material and erosion. Limestone raises the pH level to a neutral range beneficial to plants, typically between 5.5 and 6.5. If the pH is acidic and below 5.5, or if the pH is alkaline…

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How to Reduce Dust with Dust Palliatives

By Norcal Ag Service / March 6, 2019 /

Excessive dust is both a health and environmental concern. To the individual, prolonged exposure to dust can create asthma like symptoms. To the environment, it can corrupt the overall air quality affecting a larger number of people, plants, and animals overtime. Yet for as big a nuisance as dust is, it’s also a ubiquitous element…

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