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Winter liming? Of course!

Liming fields in winter is a big deal. Despite – or perhaps thanks to – the snow and frozen ground, liming has a huge positive impact on pH values and soil structure. According to our sources, it is Finnish farmers who lead the way in terms of winter liming in the Nordic region, while Swedish farmers are the most cautious. Maybe it’s time for a Nordic Championship?


Rescuing lakes – with 3,000 tonnes of lime

As the drifts of winter snow melt, lakes and watercourses risk being affected by acidification, which can put fish, aquatic animals and plants at risk of dying out. The solution? Powdered lime! Here at SMA Mineral we have now supplied 3,000 tonnes of lime to help ensure the right pH balance in Västernorrland’s lakes.