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#450953 - 10/16/07 08:02 AM To Fertilize Again or Not?
JoeDeer
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when we put our food plots is we fertilized with 13-13-13......
should we fertilized again? or not?

they seem to be doing well..but i have noticed that in some areas the plots arent doing as well...you can tell the areas tha didnt get as much fertilizer as in other....kind of streaky

any help would be greatly appreciated
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#451933 - 10/16/07 04:53 PM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: JoeDeer]
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no one has an answer for me....lol
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#452629 - 10/16/07 10:09 PM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: JoeDeer]
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On the other posts, people have recommended to fertilize again 30 days after sprouting. Hope that helps.
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#452683 - 10/16/07 10:30 PM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: JoeDeer]
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Joedeer the answer would be yes. If you have already a good stand another round of fertilizer will really kick it in the rear. Try and plan your spreading with a rain and you will be glad you did.

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#452946 - 10/17/07 07:52 AM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: ]
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 Originally Posted By: FOOTER
I'd suggest broadcasting some ammonium nitrate or urea. This will give that new growth a much needed shot if nitrogen.


Yup. I like to top-dress with Nitrogen about 60 days after germination. The cereal grains (wheat/oats) will get a real boost from it. I would not bother adding more P and K as they are not as volalite (don't evaporate like nitrogen does).
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#453058 - 10/17/07 08:45 AM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: BSK]
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what fertilizer should i use...like a 33-0-0 or 13-13-13
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#453078 - 10/17/07 08:58 AM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: ]
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ok...so just straight nitrogen....any idea at what rate to put it down at
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#453804 - 10/17/07 02:48 PM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: ]
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Yup, for a second top-dressing of cereal grains, I would go with 100 pounds of 34-0-0 per acre.
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#453887 - 10/17/07 03:27 PM Re: To Fertilize Again or Not? [Re: BSK]
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I re fertilized mine about two weeks ago with 200 lbs 15-15-15 to the acre and i could watch them grow.
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