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Old 03-26-2008, 02:05 PM
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How much slow release?

Purchasing second round. I put pre-m granular down for first app. Second app will be liquid threeway with a granular fert and wondering what % of slow release works for everyone. This will be the same app for my fourth application in august. 20-30% or 50%, or even above 50% thanx for the input.
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Old 03-26-2008, 02:15 PM
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This should have been asked before, but is a form of slow release necessary in your pre-m? I can get a pre-m with 40% slow release but instead of a AI of .86% it will have .75%. Thanx again
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Old 03-26-2008, 02:17 PM
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I would do another pre-m app lightly with the active and with 50% slow at about 3/4lb of N/k. Takes some calculation to find the right fert at the right rate for active ingred. Good luck.
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Old 03-26-2008, 02:28 PM
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i am in northern ohio and have not applied my first app yet, I have choice of what to pick up next week. Only really want to apply pre-m one time then come in with my post in may
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:34 PM
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we try to have 30-50% slow in all of our fert. i choose which % by how the growing is doing. if growing crazy, i use 50%, if not too bad then the lower %. either way, you will still get good results.
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