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fertilizer and lime

Old 08-20-2009, 05:27 AM
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I have the results from my soil samples back from the lab. Is there a formula or some other way of figuring how much fertilizer and/or lime I need to add?
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:45 AM
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Maybe this will help.

http://www.tulsamastergardeners.org/...x/fertcalc.htm



http://www.outdoorsmansupply.com/sto...uplimecalc.asp

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Old 08-20-2009, 06:12 AM
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I apparently don't have all the info I need to fill out that form.
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Old 08-20-2009, 06:20 AM
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How big is your plot going to be?
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Old 08-20-2009, 07:32 AM
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Post what they sent you.

Is it something like

N 60-80 units

P2O5 100-120 units

K20 80-100 units

They are all a little different. Tell us what you got and we will try to read it for you.
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Old 08-20-2009, 07:47 AM
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Here is one I'm doing that needs 1.1 tons of lime per acre and 60 units each of N, P2O5, and K20. 600 lbs of 10-10-10. (60 units/10%(.10)= 600). For 17-17-17 fertilizer 60/.17 or 17% would be 350/lbs acre.
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Old 08-20-2009, 01:47 PM
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Post the raw soil test numbers, and the crops you are considering. We can figure out a good plan with that information. IF you have the information, please post if pH is 1:1 water or another method. Also, if they list how they extracted the P and K (Mehlich III, Bray, Olsen, etc.) that would provide some more fine tuning of the results.
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