In Montana and elsewhere in the western United States and Canada, acidity is a problem that is affecting soil quality and the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of agriculture production systems. Watch our video Acidification of Cropland Soil: Impact, Causes, and Solutions for an overview of the issue and MSU suggested actions.

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Soil pH test results reveal that Montana's agricultural fields are becoming more acidic.


Measure & Manage

There are tools to determine if low pH is a problem and steps to take towards remediation and prevention.


MSU Research

Funded by Fertilizer Check-Off and USDA, we are looking for regionally suitable options.


We provide MSU publications and presentations, and links to other states' resources on soil acidification.

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