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Horticulture/pH and soil EC testing

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HI,

What's the best method to test the soil pH and soil electrical conductivity (EC)?
Also, how can someone modify these properties in a controlled manner?

Answer
There are several commercial labs that do this for a small fee. pH can be adjusted with sulphur or lime depending which direction you need to move it. EC is a different story, salts can be washed below the root level sometimes.  What is your soil texture? Tell me about your annual rainfall.
Dale Softley
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General crop production, pesticides

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Forensic Agronomist. Consulting Agronomist for 30 year

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BS Agronomy, Range Science

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