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Old 03-04-2006, 08:36 PM
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took your advice

took your advice about subbing work out i was quoted a $143 an acre for feritliazion and weed control is this in the ballpark
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Old 03-04-2006, 10:40 PM
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143 an acre is a good price to me. Make sure its a reputable company. If its a national company you may want to think better of it depending on which one. Possibly get references to help you make a decision on more than just rice.
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Old 03-04-2006, 10:41 PM
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need more info,

what is being applied?
Source of nitrogen?
% of slow release n?
a complete fert?
micro nutrients?
how much n/m?

guess that is a start!

kewanee boilermakers, what was steator high school nickname?

attended dixon high school, the dukes
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Old 03-05-2006, 09:00 AM
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That price looks real good to me. I was charging more than that last year....
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:49 AM
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Thats half of what I charge. You get what you pay for. Your customers are gonna point the finger at you if the work is subpar.
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