As a grower or farmer, you know the importance of ensuring the health of your soil. That means you have to have it tested regularly for the right balance of pH and acidic qualities, as well as for nutritional deficiencies that may be present. In essence, a soil test is a process by which elements such as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sodium, calcium, sulfur, manganese, zinc and copper are chemically removed from the soil and measured. It can determine fertility, or the expected growth potential of the soil, as well as potential toxicities from too much fertility and the presence of non-essential trace minerals. We perform comprehensive soil testing here at Bolduc and Sons, offering this service as part of our Bolduc Ag division. Under this division, we also offer custom spraying, custom lime and fertilizer application, grid mapping, custom ammonia application, pesticides and herbicides. We work extensively throughout Henry, Stark, and Knox counties, backed by assurances of a hard-working 4th-generation company. See why so many farmers and growers choose us for our comprehensive soil testing!
As a farmer, you have lots of questions, such as “are there problems with my soil?” or “what kind of fertilizer should I use?”. A soil analysis can help farmers and gardeners answer all of these questions and more. A soil test will give you reliable information on two main soil characteristics:
There are many benefits to farmers when it comes to soil testing. Soil tests will help: