Introducing PureStart Liquid Organic Fertilizer
Posted on September 29, 2021
PureStart liquid organic fertilizer is the first OMRI Listed® liquid fertilizer specifically designed to be used as a high phosphorus row starter. Produced from steamed bone meal and other natural components, PureStart provides nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium for seedlings to encourage early, even emergence and maximum yield at harvest.
Features & Benefits
- Designed for easy flowability
- Provides early season energy in cold soils
- Increases root system development and early season growth
- Improves crop quality and yield at harvest
In a 2020 greenhouse trial, PureStart was applied at a rate of 5 gal/acre in-furrow. It was noted the treatment had increased root growth compared to the untreated check.
In 2020 in Tennessee and Wisconsin, PureStart was applied at planting in 2x2 placement at a rate of 5 gal/acre. At harvest, the treatment yielded a 24.8 and 14.2 bu/acre increase, respectively, compared to the treatment that received manure only.
In the same trial, PureStart was applied at a rate of 10 gal/acre in 2x2 placement. At harvest, the treatment yielded a 31.7 and 16.6 bu/acre increase, respectively, compared to the treatment that received manure only.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I apply PureStart?
A: PureStart is designed to be applied using standard starter fertilizer equipment. PureStart may be applied in-furrow or 2x2 at planting.
Q: Can PureStart be mixed with other products?
A: At the time of application, PureStart may be mixed with other liquid products. Always perform a compatibility test. For a powerful starter fertilizer blend, combine PureStart with The Andersons Fulvic LQ. Fulvic LQ is a fulvic acid product designed to increase delivery of applied nutrients. Only tank-mix immediately before application.
Q: Can PureStart be used on crops other than organic corn?
A: PureStart was designed as a row-starter solution for organic corn. However, PureStart may be utilized on any crop that has a phosphorus requirement through a liquid fertilizer application system. Please consult with a qualified individual/institution on appropriate application rates.
Q: What makes PureStart unique?
A: PureStart is a one-of-a-kind organic liquid row starter. PureStart contains 9% phosphorus, providing energy for early and even emergence. PureStart is formulated for easy handling and flowability through starter application equipment.
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