A number of different sources of liming materials are available to Kentucky farmers and homeowners. The best one for any particular use depends on several factors:
- Size of area being treated
- How quickly the reaction is needed
- Method of application
- Cost of the material
- Quality (neutralizing value) of the material
Following is an evaluation of some liming materials based on those factors.
Rasnake, Monroe, "Effectiveness of Liming Materials" (1984). Soil Science News and Views. 85.