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Economic Impact of Gypsum

Source Publication:GYPSOIL
Primary Author:Marvin Batte and D. Lynn Forster
State:Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri
Focus:Economics, ROI
Category:Proceedings & Bulletins & Research Reports
Crop:Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Alfalfa
Download:Gypsum Economic Study.pdf (118.4 KB)
Reported Results:

A rigorous new study conducted by two highly respected agricultural economists brings to light the top reasons crop growers apply agricultural gypsum. Long-term gypsum users report more than 5:1 or higher returns for every dollar worth of gypsum applied to alfalfa and 2:1 or higher for corn.  Yield, sulfur availability and soil quality improvements were top three reasons cited for gypsum use in study findings.  Read more in the attached bulletin with a summary of findings.


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