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How Much N

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by crzymow, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. crzymow

    crzymow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 378

    How much N do most of you put down per application? Seems like most bags of fert are based on 1 lbs/1000 sq ft, just wondering if that's what most are doing. thanks
  2. ICT Bill

    ICT Bill LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,115

    The answer is YES

    What kind of turf?
  3. crzymow

    crzymow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 378

    mostly rye and kentucky blue,
  4. garydale

    garydale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 813

    About .5 lb ( R1 & R2)of N in spring and 1 to 1.5 (R4 & R5)in the fall
  5. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,216

    One pound--but less when using liquid to reduce the chance of fertilizer burn. I use .6 pound in hot weather.
  6. bug-guy

    bug-guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 971

    this will be a good question in the near future. states and counties are passing new laws restricting fert usage and application rates and time. some will allow only 1 lb total per app with .7 of quick release.with a total per year we might have get creative

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