Custom Soil Analysis
Here at Premier Ag, we realize the level of importance that soil and water quality play in crop production. We provide custom soil/plant analysis and solutions for growers all along the Central Coast and in the Central Valley. We sell compost, gypsum and other soil and water amendments.
We render our services, both on a large and small scale, for applications in orchards, row crops, and vineyards. Our custom spreading operation is kept busy most of the year, traveling as far south as the Oxnard area and as far north to the Modesto area.
Do you want to increase your plant nutrition and crop production? We’re here to help! Give us a call today at (805) 239-4297!
Types of Soil Amendments
Compost contains a full spectrum of essential plant nutrients. These nutrients are released slowly, over months or years, unlike synthetic fertilizers.
- Decreases the need for synthetic fertilizers and chemicals
- Buffers the soil, optimizing pH levelsIncreases water and air circulation in clay soil
- Increases water and air circulation in clay soil
- Helps retain water and nutrients in sandy soilEncourages beneficial insects, worms, and organisms
- Encourages beneficial insects, worms, and organisms
Adding gypsum to your soil is an excellent way to improve soil structure, reducing nutrient runoff. Gypsum is key to improving heavy clay soils.
- Excellent source of calcium and sulfur
- Improves plant’s ability to absorb nutrients
- Reduces aluminum toxicity and soil acidity
Lime is a valuable soil amendment that helps plants and crops flourish by raising soil pH. Lime is also an important source of calcium for plants.
- Unlocks existing soil nutrientsAllows microbes and worms to flourish
- Allows microbes and worms to flourish
- Makes plants more disease resistant
- Increases effectiveness of fertilizersHelps break down organic matter
- Helps break down organic matter
Sulfur is considered an essential mineral. It helps plants form important enzymes and proteins. Deficiencies can cause serious plant health problems and loss of vitality.
- Useful for lowering pHConditions soil and helps reduce the sodium content of soilsConditions soil and helps reduce the sodium content of soils
- Conditions soil and helps reduce the sodium content of soils