Gypsum is used in agriculture as a micronutrient enrichment of animal feed and soil fertilizers.
If there is a lack of calcium and sulfur in the diet of chickens, specialists of the agroindustrial complex recommend adding to the feed.
The use of gypsum in the production of sugar helps to reduce the loss of sucrose.
Gypsum plastering is used to cultivate and increase the fertility of saline and saline soils, which are characterized by a high content of sodium in the absorbed complex and, accordingly, the alkaline reaction of the medium. In order to get rid of excess alkalinity, unfavorable for plants, agribusiness experts recommend to conduct soil plastering, so that sodium is displaced by calcium ion.
As fertilizer gypsum is used to a greater extent under legumes for their supply of calcium and sulfur, as well as the availability to plants of soil potassium.
As a result, the quality of the soil improves (it becomes more loose) and the yield increases (shoots grow faster).