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Old 05-27-2009, 04:41 AM
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I have heard anywhere from 50-150 # per acre of 13 13 13. WITHOUT the aid of soils testing, any blanket recommendations?
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Old 05-27-2009, 05:00 AM
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Without a soil test, any suggestions would be nothing more than a guess.
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Old 05-27-2009, 05:34 AM
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Go buy one of those soil testing meter probes. Alot cheaper than buying fertilizer that is not needed or not enough lime and the crop never reaching it's potential.
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Old 05-27-2009, 07:18 AM
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The probe testers are notoriously inaccurate and most only measure Ph. A soil test costs less than $10.
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Old 05-27-2009, 07:24 AM
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I personaly think right now(spring) techomonte lab-lab/mix or biologic lab-lab ,witch i think techomonte is better it has all your beans in it. you can use 10-10-10 or 13-13,but try and wait as long as you can for it to come up with out it getting chomped down to put it on. I am also considering trying cover plus or premium perennial w/a bag a alfalfa mixed (thats per biologist from bioilogic in south texas region). then for the last minute (last week august -1st week of sept) put out hot spot from biologic,but use 2 bags.its the best ever.its takes about 2-3 weeks to come up and last about 2 months.thats why you want to plant it heavy. no need to till or disk with it just use a rake and have rain or water source. i hunt in south texas. techomonte lab-lab is 49 a bag, same most lab lab bags. 13,13 fert should be 15.99 if you dont get ripped off per bag,hot spot is 14.99 -12.99.good luck if you have any questions just email me [email protected]
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Old 05-27-2009, 08:15 AM
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as long as your ph is above 5.5 for beans and about 6.5 for aplha you dont need lime just fert it after it starts coming up.
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:17 PM
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If you can get bagged 9-23-30 (popular corn starter fertilizer blend) at a local co-op, 100-200 lbs/a would be a good guess without a soil test. 10-10-10 is mostly filler, 13-13-13 is not much better. Those fertility meters are questionable. I agree with M.Magis.
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Old 05-27-2009, 06:20 PM
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ORIGINAL: kansaswiderack I have heard anywhere from 50-150 # per acre of 13 13 13. WITHOUT the aid of soils testing, any blanket recommendations?
Agree with above, soil test. In absense of a soil test, 9-23-30 would be better, 10-20-28, or anything similar.100 lbs of 13-13-13 per acre is practically nothing, so most likely will notdo anyharm. Add 50 lbs of 0-0-60/acre to that and call it a day.
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Old 05-27-2009, 06:23 PM
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don't buy nitrogen, soy beans make thier own.
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:45 AM
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most farmers I know don't fertilize SB just use roundup and keep weed free if RR variety.Then they plant a different crop the next year.
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