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Galt, CA


I got a soil test done out of curiosity. Last year I tilled I'm about 6-8 yards of well composted horse manure and 4 yards of sand/mixed with dirt a local landscaper dumped off. This year I was planning on tilling in about 6 yards of composted cow manure. The dairy down the street sells "sterilized" manure from a digester they have a deal with the power company

Patch is about 70 x 70

3/10/2017 8:53:23 AM


aurora, IL

You will need to add more organic matter for that size of patch to raise the OM%. Follow what Western Labs recommends, but if you are confused how to do so just contact them.

3/10/2017 1:43:26 PM


Central Illinois

Have your test with you and call the lab, if you tell them what you have,manure,leaf compost etc they will tell you what to do

3/11/2017 9:48:44 AM


Galt, CA


3/11/2017 10:09:33 PM

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