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Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia


Provides information direct to Western Australiaís farmers. Participates in research and development projects across the state.†


To access DAFWA Bulletin 4784 Soil Acidity : A guide for WA farmers and consultants, click on the link below.

Related Links & Media

Australian Fertiliser Services Association


The industry association from which Lime WA Inc originated. Mainly represents spreading and fertiliser distribution, and some lime producers in the Eastern States.† Has formed an alliance with FIFA and developed the Fertcare program.

Fertilizer Industry Federation


An industry association representing importers and manufacturers of fertiliser.† FIFA developed the Fertcare program with AFSA.† Have strong political influence and lobby government for regulatory input.

Soil Quality Website


Offers farmers the opportunity to see results from pH soil testing.† Showcases the work done through the Avon Catchment Council in collaboration with Dr Fran Hoyle, Dr Dan Murphy and industry representatives.†

Stockpile of limeA loader moving past the loading face of a limestone quarryChris Gazey and David Gartner from the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia soil sampling for testing of acidity on the Avon Catchment Council Project.








Follow the links below to see the media articles that have been published, and get more information about the work of the Avon Catchment Council.

1 Time to Lime Ten Years On††††††††††

2† Acidity and Lime††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††

3† Soil Acidity Dowerin Field Days

4† Spring Liming WANTFA††††† †††††††††††

5† Causes of Soil Acidity††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††

6† Spring Liming Avon River Basin

7† Donít Guess-Soil Test†††††††††††††††††††††††

8† Lime Industry Code of Practice†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

9† Lime Quality

10 Lime WA Inc Website†††††† †††††††††

11 Monitoring Your Soil pH

12 Profitability of Liming

13 Improving Liming Recommendations

14 Impact of Lime Transport Costs††††††

15 Deep Placed vs Surface Liming

16 Lime Sources

17 Focus Your Liming Dollars

18 Acidity Hot Spots

19 The Big Picture

20 Most Common Acidity Questions

21 The Future for Soil Acidity

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Disclaimer :† Links and website addresses are provided for information only, and in no way indicate the endorsement of Lime WA Inc for the content thereof.