Ag lime are materials used to neutralize soil acidity. Soils may become more acidic over time due to fertilizer/manure applications, erosion, leaching and the decomposition of organic matter. A change in soil acidity can impact crop productivity.
Our Ag Lime Program provides educational and compliance oversight for ag lime materials distributed in the state.
- Educational functions - provide educational materials to promote the compliant distribution, labeling, sampling/analysis and use of ag lime by farmers and ag lime distributors and producers.
- Compliance functions - Oversight of licensing, tonnage reporting, inspection, labeling, and sampling/analysis of ag lime.