As per our licence requirements we test the soils on our farm at three differnt points and at two different depths.

We have a yearly test at 0-10cm. These samples a collected from the slope, ridge and flat area. As tests become available please look here for the results.

Monitoring Point 3 – 0-10cm Soil Test (Sample date 03/4/2020)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 390 433
500
Cation Exchange Capacity
milliequivale nts per litre
3 24.9 26.3 27.2
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.56 0.6
0.7
Exchangeable sodium Percentage
percent
3 9.9 11 13
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 10 11.7
15
Organic Carbon
percent by weight
3 1.7 1.77
1.9
pH
pH
3 8.6 8.9
9.3
Phosphorus Sorption Capacity
milligrams per kilogram
3 230 240
260
TN
percent by weight
3 0.22 0.24
0.27

Monitoring Point 3 – 0-10cm Soil Test (Sample date 15/6/18)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 190 327
450
Cation Exchange Capacity
milliequivale nts per litre
3 22.5 23.1 24.0
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.62 0.667
0.73
Exchangeable sodium Percentage
percent
3 7.7 8.5 9.9
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 50 71.667
88
Organic Carbon
percent by weight
3 1.7 1.967
2.1
pH
pH
3 8.3 8.65
9.0
Phosphorus Sorption Capacity
milligrams per kilogram
3 180 230
290
TN
percent by weight
3 0.25 0.283
0.330

Monitoring Point 3 – 0-10cm Soil Test (Sample date 9/5/17)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 470 547
590
Cation Exchange Capacity
milliequivale nts per litre
3 24.2 25.0 25.6
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.58 0.63
0.69
Exchangeable sodium Percentage
percent
3 8.6 8.8 9.2
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 17 28
37
Organic Carbon
percent by weight
3 2 2.2
2.4
pH
pH
3 8.3 8.4
8.7
Phosphorus Sorption Capacity
milligrams per kilogram
3 230 250
280
TN
percent by weight
3 0.26 0.29
0.31

Monitoring Point 3 – 0-10cm Soil Test (Sample date 10/6/15)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 260 310
340
Cation Exchange Capacity
milliequivale nts per litre
3 23.5 26.5
30
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.47 0.517
0.55
Exchangeable sodium Percentage
percent
3 5.5 6.233
6.7
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 23 49.333
83
Organic Carbon
percent by weight
3 2 2.433
2.9
pH
pH
3 8.5 8.55
8.6
Phosphorus Sorption Capacity
milligrams per kilogram
3 160 180
190
TN
percent by weight
3 0.27 0.327
0.390

Monitoring Point 3 – 0-10cm Soil Test (Sample date 27/3/14)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 180 233.33
280
Cation Exchange Capacity
milliequivale nts per litre
3 18.5 21.13
23.6
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.45 0.55
0.69
Exchangeable sodium Percentage
percent
3 8 10
11
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 29. 52.66
80
Organic Carbon
percent by weight
3 1.4 1.96
2.3
pH
pH
3 8.2 8.5
8.7
Phosphorus Sorption Capacity
milligrams per kilogram
3 170 210
270
TN
percent by weight
3 0.18 0.257
0.31

 

We have another tests that occurs every two years at 40-70cm. These samples a collected from the slope, ridge and flat area.. As tests become available please look here for the results.

Monitoring Point 4 – 40-70cm Soil Test (Sample date 03/04/20)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 3 145 390
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.56 0.73 0.82
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 1 3.3 7
pH
pH
3 6.4 6.8 7.4

Monitoring Point 4 – 40-70cm Soil Test (Sample date 15/6/18)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 3 13.33 24
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.93 1.027 1.17
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 13 34.33 60
pH
pH
3 7.7 7.9 8.0

Monitoring Point 4 – 40-70cm Soil Test (Sample date 27/3/14)

Pollutant
Unit of Measure
# Samples Lowest Value Mean
Highest Value
Bray Phosphorus
milligrams per kilogram
3 5 14.66 27
Conductivity
deciSiemens per metre
3 0.50 0.67 0.8
Nitrate
milligrams per kilogram
3 9.8 25.26 40
pH
pH
3 7.7 8.0 8.4