Episode 109 – Soil Sampling in Dry Weather

Many farmers chose to soil sample to save on inputs, increase yields and reduce environmental impacts. Given the unusually dry weather this fall, some are wondering what impact this may have on soil test results. Greg Labarge, Field Specialist in Agronomic Systems, shares what impact dry weather has on our sample results. He provides tips to ensure we pull representative samples and avoid skewing results.

Greg can be reached at labarge.1@osu.edu. Find more nutrient management information at https://agcrops.osu.edu/FertilityResources.