The story of farmer Jeff Chemengen
The report from SoilCares showed his soil’s pH was too acidic. He was advised to lime his field and apply organic manure. After following the recommendations his yields increased immensely. Jeff: “I got more than double the yields, my crops did very well.”
Before doing soil testing, Jeff used to get 15-18 bags of kales per acre in a week. Now he gets double of this and he has even increased the acreage of Kales farming to two and a half. His maize and grass also performed extremely well.
Increased milk production
The crops started growing faster and gave him high yields. He makes silage at home which enables him to feed his cows even during drought seasons. This has seen him double the milk production making him the third largest supplier of milk in the local Dairy.
Jeff: “My animals have increased in production, I am happy. I will always test my soil before planting my crops.”