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Tag Archives: Soil Nitrogen

Cover Crops Need Nitrogen

COVER CROPS NEED NITROGEN DILEMMA: How do growers compensate for the lack of nitrogen when planting a cover crop without compost? And, why do some walnut orchard soils that are very similar and with the same compost application rates exhibit differing Potash and or Phosphorous levels? Numerous walnut growers have been “cover cropping” with 4 […]

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Soil Grow, New Product Available from Compost Solutions, Inc.

SOIL GROW We have introduced a new product at Compost Solutions called Soil Grow. It’s a humified Protein that is an actual Humus. We’ve introduced this product with the aid of Mid West Biosystems, headquartered in Tampico, Ill. Its basic ingredients start out like compost but the similarity quickly ends there. It’s like making compost […]

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2018, Nitrogen Management in California

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLAN   The state of California is now (2018) requiring growers to present their own nutrient management plan for reducing synthetic nitrogen fertilizer that may appear in runoff and groundwater. (Today nitrogen, next year it may be Phosphorous). This is forcing you to consider the amounts, types and the timing of nitrogen applications. […]

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