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Is liming around this time of year effective at all? Wasn't sure if it was or not. I saw lime for sale very cheap and was looking to pick up some and put it down. I have a small plot (little bigger than 1/4 acre) and use pelletized lime on it. Any thoughts on liming this time of year?
 

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Agree. Lime takes about 8 months to break down into the soil. You can get it in the ground quicker if you till it in.
 

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I belive PSU used to recomend 2.5 or 3 ton/acre every 6 months max if you find yourself in a position of needing a large amount of lime to raise ph. I did this 1 time on a job where soil was 1.8 PH. We limed 3 tons/acre x 10 acres every 6 months for 2.5 years. Lime was not worked in since these plots were no-till drilled. PH ended at 7.1 and has held that for the last 5 years. SOil tests are taken annually so I know this for a fact.
 
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