Verified FBN Member (MI)

Agronomy

What is the best way to get fertilizer applied to alfalfa and grass hay?

I am looking for the most cost effective way to fertilize may hay (alfalfa & grass). Is liquid or dry better? I have about 250 acres to do so I am look at a huge cost, I want to make sure I do the right thing.

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Verified FBN Member (IN)

We always fertilize after 1st & 3rd with dry potash and blend gypsum & k in the fall.


Verified FBN Member (NJ)

We run liquid 28 with water and 5-15-15


Verified FBN Member (SD)

Dry is always going to be more cost effective per unit. Do it in the fall.though.


Verified FBN Member (WI)

I would recommend dry because you need a lot of k for alfalfa and it gets really expensive in liquid forms

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Verified FBN Member (TX)

I’ve tried dry on grass and it’s not NEAR as good as liquid 28. I was makin over twice the hay after I switched to liquid. But alfalfa I hav...

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