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Old 09-27-2012, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by lazyike View Post
Yes but we are doing that app on irrigated lawns... On our dry lawns we are putting it down at a rate of .45# per 1000. With urea we have more of an issue with heat and not so much dry conditions, With the cooler days and longer nights we are seeing no burning. Urea will be used up by the lawns in 3 to 4 weeks giving the roots the nitrogen they need to "bulk up" before the ground freezes.
See, that is where the traditional wisdom is a lie... I don't see any fertilizer breaking down into useable form and bulking up the plant in the next 3-4 weeks of this dry ground... it goes against everything we know and have experienced in the fert industry over the past 50 years...
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Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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