Soil Test Results 2009-August-12

The following table presents results of recent soil testing:

Paddock #01

Soil Measures
# Measure Unit 2009-August-12 2007-July-12 2006-June-29
1 EC Ds/m 0.13 0.19 0.10
2 pH (CaCl2) pH 6.3 6.0 4.6
3 Bray Phosphorus mg/kg 43.0 8.4 1.6
4 Total Organic Carbon % 2.8 1.7 1.5
5 KCI extractable nitrate mg/kg 12
6 KCI extractable ammonium mg/kg 12
Exchangeable Cations
# Measure Unit 2009-August-12 2007-July-12 2006-June-29
7 Aluminium cmol(+)/kg 0.03 0.07 0.63
8 Calcium cmol(+)/kg 11.0 7.4 2.2
9 Potassium cmol(+)/kg 1.00 0.54 0.56
10 Magensium cmol(+)/kg 6.2 8.2 8.4
11 Sodium cmol(+)/kg 0.38 0.62 0.87
12 CEC cmol(+)/kg 19 17 12

Paddock #02

Soil Measures
# Measure Unit 2009-August-12
1 EC Ds/m 0.48
2 pH (CaCl2) pH 6.2
3 Bray Phosphorus mg/kg 8.8
4 Total Organic Carbon % 1.7
5 KCI extractable nitrate mg/kg
6 KCI extractable ammonium mg/kg
Exchangeable Cations
# Measure Unit 2009-August-12
7 Aluminium cmol(+)/kg 0.03
8 Calcium cmol(+)/kg 9.0
9 Potassium cmol(+)/kg 0.62
10 Magensium cmol(+)/kg 5.0
11 Sodium cmol(+)/kg 0.35
12 CEC cmol(+)/kg 15

For info on what all of the acronyms and units mean, check out this post from last year.