There is still time to take soil samples on your farm to guide lime, slurry and fertiliser applications for the coming season. A standard soil test will establish soil fertility levels such as soil pH, lime requirement (LR), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K).

Getting the soils on your farm tested is the first step to maximising the efficiency of purchased fertilisers. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions related to soil testing.