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Native Range Fertilizer Guide
Author: S.Smoliak, and H.H. Janzen
Date Created: April 01, 2003
Last Reviewed: February 27, 2007

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Loss of fertility from range soils is almost invariably caused by soil erosion which results from excess stocking. Thus, moderate grazing is the key to maintaining the fertility of range soils. Fertilization of native range is not recommended as a general practice, but there may be situations where it is beneficial