06 Nov 2017

Access to Critical Soil Test Values Makes Better Fertilizer Decisions

An important first step in determining fertilizer strategies is soil testing. The critical value for a soil test indicates the likelihood of a crop response to an added nutrient but often these values are not substantiated or accessible. The grains industry in Australia recognized that making the data behind soil test critical values visible and available to cross examination would assist growers and their advisers make better fertilizer decisions.