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Dollars available for soil testing in Lake Erie basin

The Michigan Department of Agriculture has announced a soil testing

reimbursement program for farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin following

recommended nutrient management practices. 

Director Gary McDowell says farmers will be able to test and

incorporate new technologies to address phosphorus loading in Lake Erie.  He says precise soil analysis can result in

more efficient fertilizer use.

The Soil Testing to Reduce Agriculture Nutrient Delivery or

STRAND program promotes the use of grid or zone sampling, variable rate

applications, yield monitors and upgrades that help farmers with nutrient

placement.

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