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state official sampled my fertilizer last yr.

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by ant, Jan 29, 2006.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,460

    last yr. after i received my delivery of fert. i noticed that there were bags with holes that were taped up... the tape said sampled by the n.j. dept. of agriculture .. no bid deal...
    well yesterday i received a note from the state that the fertilizer that was sampled was found to be deficient in one of more of it's primary plant nutrients:nono: :nono: :nono: .
    not a good thing imo
    the state fined the fert. company and also they are required to pay me an penalty also:blush:

    deficient in Nitrogen and APA by 3.96 and 2.61
    so the total N was off by almost 4% not good.

    you guys ever came across this?
    ant
     
  2. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,134

    no not yet who was the fert from
     
  3. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    I would like to know who it was from too. I have never had anything like that, I have come accross a lot of lite 50# bags though.:nono:
     
  4. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,460

    before the cat gets out of the bag,lets kick this discussion topic around some..
     
  5. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,134

    whats to kick the bag was short who's name was on it?
     
  6. The Ranger

    The Ranger LawnSite Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 208

    I believe our state dept of ag puts out a booklet every yr of all the times companies are off on the bag percentages. It was a lot thicker than I would have thought.
     

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