Originally Posted by lazyike
In your situation I would just get a tank, untill you build up enough of a customer base to justify a rider. With a tank you can put your pre, fert and herbicide down with one stop. In the past we did very little granular fert, that is until this year when I got an Lt. Rich.. The only downfall for me is dry fert is about $1.30 per 1,000 cost compared to urea's $.38 per 1,000. we also handled 250 customers with a 300 gal. tank.... This is just my opinion and to give you an idea of what a tank is capable of doing.
Good info, thank you very much!
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