[NAFEX] Soil Test
Mark or Helen Angermayer
hangermayer at isp.com
Mon Oct 23 22:55:36 EDT 2006
No it wasn't obvious to me, but that sounds the simplest way. Thanks. I
wonder though, are there fertilizers out there that are composed of just NPK
and don't have any trace elements? In other words, I wouldn't want to put
on any additional Fe, Cu, Mn or Mg since the soil is already high in those.
Is it possible to purchase fertilizer without those, fertilizer with just
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Melvin"
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Cc: <rfmelvin at ncsu.edu>; "Bob Melvin" <hasnah8 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] nafex Digest, Vol 45, Issue 29
> Hi, Mark,
> This may or may not be obvious, and of course depends on what
> fertilizer blends are available to you, but you don't really have to do
> any MIXING. All you have to do is make more than one application of
> what you have. That is, first, you could apply a blend that was fairly
> close to what you needed. Next, if you needed more phosphate, for
> example, you could simply add the necessary amount of superphosphate in
> a separate application. This just makes it simpler to keep track of
> how many pounds of what nutrient you have applied without having to
> figure everything out first on paper and then go to the trouble of
> --"Bob Melvin" <hasnah8 at yahoo.com>, <rfmelvin at ncsu.edu>
> Ph. 919-215-2814 (Anyone may call at any time.)
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2006 14:11:14 -0500
> > From: "Mark or Helen Angermayer"
> > Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Soil test
> > To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> > Thanks to all who replied to my soil test questions and especially to
> > Jim
> > and Donna for the free lessons. I guess my main challenge now is to
> > find
> > the ingredients and somehow get the fertilizer mixed correctly.
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