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Old 10-28-2011, 02:48 PM
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Final App of the season

I had every intention to throw my last fert app of the season tomorrow 10/29.

However, now with an impending snow cover not sure...

10 day forecast show sun & day time temps in the low 50's so it's not like whatever falls on Saturday night is going to stick around.

Should I go ahead and throw as planned or is too much (N) going to leach away due to the weather event?

Thanks in advance...
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Old 10-28-2011, 11:33 PM
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Put down a decent coverage of compost...
Otherwise:

Consider what is best for your client according to this research paper...

http://turfdisease.osu.edu/turf-dise...-fertilization
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Old 10-29-2011, 11:51 AM
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I had every intention to throw my last fert app of the season tomorrow 10/29.

However, now with an impending snow cover not sure...

10 day forecast show sun & day time temps in the low 50's so it's not like whatever falls on Saturday night is going to stick around.

Should I go ahead and throw as planned or is too much (N) going to leach away due to the weather event?

Thanks in advance...
I hope you're not out applying fert today as the heavy rain will leach N into our water.
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Old 10-30-2011, 10:03 PM
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Decided against throwing.... Hopefully next weekend.
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Old 10-30-2011, 10:27 PM
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Wait till the snow melts off in the next day or two. In your location, I would guess you have at least a few more weeks to fert for an effective last app.
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:40 AM
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It's the ability to control my applications in times like these... That I'm happy I spend the time doing it myself.

I didn't throw, however, I just walked by both my neighbors yard and noticed that they have new flags stuck on their properties... Which means the company they use came before the storm, applied, flagged, billed and probably is done for the season.

That's 6"- 8" of snow melt PLUS an 1" or so of rain before the change over.
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Old 11-01-2011, 04:18 PM
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You are aware that the new NJ fert law is in effect & applications must be completed before Dec. 1, right?
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Old 11-01-2011, 04:29 PM
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Nov 15th I believe for home owners.
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:20 AM
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I didn't realize you were a homeowner and informed about the law.
Good job!
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