During the 10-year period, 1955- 64, Kentucky farmers used more than 14 million tons of agricultural limestone. The investment in the limestone plus hauling and spreading was in the neighborhood of $45 million. In 1964 alone. Kentucky farmers invested about $7 million in about 2 million tons of limestone.
Corder, George D., "What Is Good Agricultural Limestone?" (1966). Agronomy Notes. 226.