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Fluid Fertilizers

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Fluid fertilizers are popular because of the ease of handling and use. Movement is by pump, and they usually require less labor to handle. Some pesticides can be injected into the fluid, saving trips across the field. Fertilizers custom blended to specifications are available.

Properly applied, fluid fertilizers are no more or less efficient than dry fertilizers. Most fluid fertilizers contain the same basic ingredients as dry fertilizers. The only difference is that fluid fertilizers are dissolved in water, and dry fertilizers are not. The efficiency of fluid fertilizers is determined by the way they are applied.

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Authors

Portrait of Dr. Larry Oldham
Extension Professor
Soil Health, Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, Soil Conservation and Management, Certified Crop A

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Portrait of Dr. Larry Oldham
Extension Professor
Soil Health, Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, Soil Conservation and Management, Certified Crop A

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