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Lime, fibre, and structural lime – useful materials for farming and guidance

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Gypsum, fibre, and structure lime – useful materials for farming and guidance

This page presents the most recent material regarding the use of gypsum, soil improvement fibres, and structure lime, as well as their benefits for farmers and the environment. Soil improvement agents offer tools for ensuring the vitality of farmland and preventing eutrophication in nearby water bodies.
On this page, you can find the gypsum, fibre, and structure lime guide, videos, and a recording of the webinar held on 8 December 2021 and its presentation material.
The material has been prepared in cooperation between the KIPSI (GYPSUM), KUITU (FIBRE) and Rakennekalkki (Structure Lime) projects. More information about different soil improvement agents, their use and research is available on each project’s website. This project is part of the Water Protection Programme launched by the Ministry of the Environment.

Gypsum, fibre, and structure lime guide for farmers

The gypsum, fibre, and structure lime guide for farmers presents different soil improvement agents, their impact on soil, practical issues to be considered, and the resulting benefits. In addition to farmers, the practical guide is intended for specialists in agriculture, advisors, and everyone interested in water protection.
  • A link to the guide will be published by the end of January.

Webinar recording: Gypsum, fibre, and structure lime – new information about environmental benefits

The webinar held on 8 December 2021 presented key results of projects.

Videos

Brief videos present the advantages and use of soil improvement agents. The videos are narrated by specialists and farmers who have used soil improvement agents. (Videos with English subtitles.)

More information about the projects

Sami Talola, etunimi.sukunimi@ely-keskus.fi
Jaana Uusi-Kämppä, etunimi.sukunimi@luke.fi
Juha Kääriä, etunimi, etunimi.sukunimi@turkuamk.fi