Managing Saline Soils in North Dakota

(SF1087, Revised Sept. 2019)

Saline soils contain salts in great enough abundance that crop yields suffer and sometimes makes successful crop production impossible. This publication talks about testing your soil, salinity management, mapping, crop selection and tile drainage.

Lead Author
Lead Author:
David Franzen, Extension Soil Science Specialist, Professor
Other Authors

Caley Gasch, Assistant Professor of Soil Health; Christopher Augustin, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Central REC; Thomas DeSutter, Professor, School of Natural Resource Sciences, Soil Science; Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, Langdon REC; Abbey Wick, Extension Soil Health Specialist, Associate Professor, Soil Science

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