Lime

Liming deinking residues
Liming organic amendment

Benefits

  • Corrects soil acidity (pH)
  • Provides calcium and magnesium
  • Increases the soil organic matter content
  • Improves the soil structure
  • Reduces the costs associated to the use of lime

Specifications

  • Liming deinking residues from the recycling of the paper fiber
  • Certified to comply with the BNQ 0419-090 standard
  • Periodic quality control

Instructions

  • Application rate ranges from 10 to 35 t/ha (4 to 14 t/acres)
  • Apply with a precision or conventional fertilizer spreader
  • Requires additional nitrogen content to compensate immobilization
  • Favours crops that require less nitrogen for the crop year following application
  • Avoid applying lime associated with this product
  • Follow agronomic recommendations listed in the PAER

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Wood and paper mill biosolids ash
Liming amendment and fertilizer

Benefits

  • Corrects soil acidity (pH)
  • Provides calcium and magnesium
  • Slow release fertilizer, rich in phosphorus and potassium
  • Improves the structure and productivity of the soil
  • Reduces costs associated to purchasing chemical fertilizers and lime

Specifications

  • Fly ash from the combustion of paper mill biosolids and barks
  • Periodic quality control

Instructions

  • Application rate ranges from 2 to 4 t/ha (0.8 to 1.6 t/acres)
  • Apply with a precision fertilizer spreader (reduced dosage) or a lime spreader
  • Avoid spreading in strong wind conditions
  • Follow agronomic recommendations listed in the PAER

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