• Use of Ground Eggshells as a Liming Source

    Northern Research and Demonstration Farm

    Use of Ground Eggshells as a Liming Source

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Abstract

It has become common to see large-scale egglaying units in many parts of Iowa. Although most plants ship the eggs intact, some facilities also ship liquid eggs. At these locations, the eggshells are ground, stockpiled, and applied to farm fields. Farmers want to know if the eggshells have value as a liming source, and if so, at what rate they should be applied.

Keywords: RFR A9113

How to Cite:

Holmes J. D. & Rueber D., (2010) “Use of Ground Eggshells as a Liming Source”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2009(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2010
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