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Weatherproof With Gypsum
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:06 PM CST

Everyone knows kids need calcium to build bones and maintain general overall health. Brian Maliszewski extends the same philosophy to soil. When paired with sulfur in gypsum, he believes calcium helps build strong soils that can adequately support ample air and water movement for healthy root growth.

That's particularly important when weather conditions threaten to stunt plant development, said Maliszewski, who operates a diversified crop and livestock operation with his father, Bill, near Independence, Wis.

"Gypsum's main benefit for our farm is to improve soil structure and plant health, which in turn gives ...

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