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Liming Soil

This training addresses lime quality and liming management to enable nutrient management planners, staff from WVU Extension Service, USDA NRCS West Virginia, West Virginia Department of Agriculture and West Virginia Conservation Agency, and farmers to better understand and improve the management of liming to modify soil pH for nutrient management and crop production.

Liming Soil Educational Videos

Lime Quality Jeff Skousen

Lime & Crop pH Requirements Ed Rayburn

Liming Sources in West Virginia Tom Basden

WVU Extension Service Web-based Lime Evaluation Tool  – Ed Rayburn

Application Equipment & Services Available for Liming  – Ben Goff 

Calcium & Magnesium from Alternative Nutrient Sources  – Ben Goff 

Prioritizing Lime Applications  –  Eugenia Pena-Yewtukhiw

Lime Laws & Regulations  – Chad Linton 

Conservation District Lime Programs  – Barbie Elliott and Russell Young

Liming Soil Resources

Get Expert Help

WVU Extension Service has specialists and agents who can answer your questions about liming soil.

Tom Basden

Tom Basden

WVU Extension Specialist – Soil Specialist

phone 304-293-2602

About Tom Basden

Ben Goff (no photo available).

Ben Goff

Extension Agent – Agriculture & Natural Resources

phone 304-675-0888

About Ben Goff

Ed Rayburn

Ed Rayburn

WVU Extension Specialist – Forages & Agronomy

phone 304-293-2654

About Ed Rayburn

Jeff Skousen

Jeff Skousen

WVU Extension Specialist – Land Reclamation, Professor of Soil Science

phone 304-293-2667

About Jeff Skousen