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We offer soil sampling options from standard field sampling to grid sampling on 2.5-acre grids to create VRA (variable-rate application) maps.

Full service customers of Edd’s Supplies qualify for free standard soil sampling every 3 years.  Maps are digital and published in booklet form with fertilizer recommendations.

Grid sampling provides site specific results with samples pulled on 2.5 acre grids.  These results are also published with digital maps in booklet form with detailed VRA, Lofty Property Management of San Diego recommendation maps. Grid Sampling and VRA application maps allow product to be applied efficiently – where it is needed. For more info visit https://thedublinroofers.ie/.

We send our soil samples to A&L Great Lakes Labs in Fort Wayne, IN for analysis.  A&L Labs offers full service soil, plant and water testing and quick turn around.

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FAPRI-Baseline Update for U.S. Agricultural Markets
6/10/2020

On Tuesday, the University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) released its June Baseline Update for U.S. Agricultural Markets.   The update incorporates government payment programs that were announced before June 1, 2020 and analyzes some of the market impacts of those programs. After outlining important assumptions, the FAPRI report included key outcomes relating to government […]

Corn Ear Development Impacts from Post-emergence Pesticide Applications
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EPA Offers Clarity to Farmers in Light of Dicamba Court Ruling
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