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General crop production, pesticides

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Forensic Agronomist. Consulting Agronomist for 30 year


American Society of Agronomy


BS Agronomy, Range Science

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Onwell 03/03/17 
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Recent Answers from Dale Softley

2017-02-27 wireworms:

Check the label, donít use if it is off label. I found this on the net.    Apply a pesticide that contains chlorpyrifos or is otherwise labeled for wireworm control in the home garden according to manufacturer's

2016-08-11 potato toxicity:

Like you I have always been told the sprouts are toxic. I found this information. I have no direct knowledge of this. Sorry for the delay. Feel free to contact me directly and I will try to answer questions

2016-03-12 pH and soil EC testing:

There are several commercial labs that do this for a small fee. pH can be adjusted with sulphur or lime depending which direction you need to move it. EC is a different story, salts can be washed below

2015-08-15 apples:

It would take several pages to fully answer your question.CaCl will do a good job if using food grade product.  Using lesser grades may injure you apples. the site below addresses what I think is your

2015-06-09 Cabbages:

The quick answer is no, but there are caveats to that. Give me a few days to compose a better answer. They are close relatives.  Are you a student working on a project?  My direct e-mail is dale@softley


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