Soil Calcium to Magnesium Ratios—Should You be Concerned?

SKU A2986

Author(s) Emmett Schulte, Keith Kelling

While some have claimed that there is an ideal soil calcium to magnesium ratio (Ca:Mg), and that Wisconsin soils contain too much magnesium for the amount of calcium present, research has shown this is not true. This fact sheet will explain the relationship between the calcium and magnesium in your soil and how to tell whether your soil needs amendment (4 pages).

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