Back to Basics – Episode 3: What is soil CEC? And why is it important?

Back to Basics Virtual Series

Episode 3: What is soil CEC, and why is it important?

In this episode, HCPSL Extension Agronomist Adam Royle explains Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC). He discusses the importance of being aware of your soils CEC, and what factors determine the CEC. Finally, Adam explains how CEC levels impact your lime or gypsum application with a simple demonstration.

If you have feedback, questions or would like further information on topic, please leave a comment or contact the Project CaNE team at HCPSL.