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Kelp4Less Product News – Humic Acid

Touch the Soil News # 175 Long before recorded history, soil amendments made from organic matter – such as humic acids – have been known by farmers to be beneficial to plant growth. A few years back, a 2006 study conducted at Ohio State University said in part that: “Humic acids” increased plant growth and that there were relatively large responses at low application rates. (1) Humic acid is a principal component of humic substances which are the major organic constituents of soil and peat. Humic is produced by biodegradation of dead organic matter. It is not a single acid, rather a complex mixture of different acids. Humic acids are…

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