Limestone Application Worksheet

Illinois Voluntary Limestone Program
Evaluation for year after application of lime
Use the one year evaluation if liming before seeding alfalfa to have highly reactive particles.
For a corn and soybean rotation it is recommended to use the four year evaluation.


Fineness of Lime Efficiency factor
% of Particles pass 8 mesh Result =
% of Particles pass 30 mesh Result =
% of Particles pass 60 mesh Result =
% Calcium Carbonate Equivalent Result =
% Calcium carbonate equivalent, for liquid lime use dry matter basis (default 90%)
Limestone requirement; press button to find requirement


Total fineness efficiency
Correction factor
Tons of sampled limestone needed per acre
%Dry matter (default 50%) (Only for liquid lime application)
Tons of liquid lime needed per acre

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