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Triple Creek Hunter
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Has anyone used any of the liquid fertilizers for their foodplots? If so what was your experience? Cheaper than granular?
 

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thats great question especially with Granular fert prices going sky high.. How would you be getting yours TCH?
 

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Not sure have never tried it. I have a 25 gal sprayer on my mule so would be easier than spreading granual.
Just now starting research. Have seen some products out there that can be had for about $45 an acre.
One thing that concerns me most say to spray when plants are 2-3" tall. Concerned if I run over my turnips at that stage would I kill them?
 

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If you do, make sure your sprayer has viton seals.

Foliar liquid applications of fertilizer I always thought of as a quick fix. SCU or IBDU granular fertilizers will give you some timed release and are a lot more forgiving in terms of application rate. And certainly less messy.

Someone might have a different opinion. @CuivreDog2 or @henry others I am probably missing. @centralMOhntr
 

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I have never done liquid fertilizer. No help.
 

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Some neighbors do it on hay and it acts super fast custom application . Like rat said if you spray your own and don’t have the right equipment it will trash your pump and and connections.
 

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At $45/ac and only having a utv sprayer, I would go with granular fertilizer. You could put a decent rate of dry fertilizer for about the same cost especially for a food plot. A lot of co ops have gas power spreaders that can be pulled with truck or utv and no tractor is needed. With these temps, I would sure want to make sure a rain is not far away or protect the nitrogen with a stabilizer to keep from volatilization.
 
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I have a nice tractor so that not an issue. Probably will fertilize late summer early fall. Concerned about pump seals now so will probably stay with granular. I can generally catch a clearance end of summer at WM
 
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