Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by kaptain_zero » Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:48 pm

Just a reminder that CUPW and CPC are still in contract negotiations and that mails *could* come to a standstill if either side issues a 72 hour notice to that effect. I think they will settle soon, but then again... I don't know.
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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by MMoore » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:39 am

I need some surfactant... not really now because I wont be spraying much of anything now... but I bought some tenacity and some PGR but forgot to add in the non-ionic stuff...

anything in Canada I can get easily? seed superstore shipments are money.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by Harts » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:59 pm

Baby shampoo. Never tried it but others swear by it.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:10 pm

@MMoore Brett Young has this one and a few other choices.

http://www.brettyoung.ca/professional-t ... -penetrant

A few guys in here including myself have ordered from Brett Young.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by Harts » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:43 pm

I'm not sure if BY will sell that to you. When my rep dropped the 5-1-2 off he handed me a catalogue and I asked if I could get ANYTHING in there. His response was anything granular. I would need a license to buy any of their liquid products.

@MMoore not sure if you have checked yet, but I think this is your rep for Eastern ON:

Eastern & Central Ontario
Ron Milne
905-213-5710
ron.milne@brettyoung.ca
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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by kaptain_zero » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:13 pm

I tried to buy to buy a container of Li 700 surfactant from EvenSpray, but they cannot sell it to anyone without an applicators licence.
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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:01 pm

I think I'm gonna get this certificate:

https://mytrainingbc.ca/homepesticideuse/

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:24 pm

Any fellow Canadians have some prodiamine to split?

Thanks,
Cody

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by Shindoman » Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:58 pm

cfinden wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:24 pm
Any fellow Canadians have some prodiamine to split?

Thanks,
Cody
I have a 5 lb jug of the granular that you are welcome to have for free. I can't use it as
I'm transitioning to a blend with Colonial bentgrass in it. I'm actually making a real quick trip
to Kamloops tomorrow morning. PM me.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:14 pm

@Shindoman thanks for the jug! Nice to meet a TLF member in the real world.

I'm happy to share this Prodiamine WDG. If anyone needs some let me know.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by Shindoman » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:25 pm

cfinden wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:14 pm
@Shindoman thanks for the jug! Nice to meet a TLF member in the real world.

I'm happy to share this Prodiamine WDG. If anyone needs some let me know.
No Worries, glad it gets put to use.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by Xanta_Claws » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:38 am

https://turf-sharkfertilizer.com/turf-p ... with-kelp/

Has anyone tried or recommend Alfalfa 5-1-5 with Kelp 100% Organic Turf Product?

This is from Turf Shark Fertilizer and is available in Ontario (maybe elsewhere too, not sure)

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by SNOWBOB11 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:33 pm

@Xanta_Claws I used that a couple times last season. I purchased it at www.pricelessproducts.com. I liked it. Distributed through the spreader well. I’d recommend trying it out. You could also use alfalfa pellets but I like that this one has kelp and is easier to spread.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:27 am

Anyone have a source for Serenade Bio-Fungicide?
https://www.cropscience.bayer.ca/Produc ... lang=en-CA

I got a soil test done through Brett Young, guy came and took the samples. I talked to him a bit about their products, he says he can sell me surfactant, humic acid, and bio-stimulants. No herbicides though.

Here's some prices and info from an email he sent me:


Hi Cody,

Your soil sample has been sent away to Logan Labs, I should have results back near the end of the month. Please find attached receipt. I have also attached information on our Humic Acid products (as per our discussion).

Adams Earth is $245.00/2.5 gal jug (rates are 2-3oz/1000ft2 monthly) Humic source from Leonardite
Redox Fairway+ is $205.00/2.5 gal jug (rates are 3oz/1000ft2 monthly) Humic source (C-85) from Leonardite
Replenish 5-4-5 granular is $45.00/50lb bag (rates are 10lbs/1000ft2 every 45 days). Humic source from Chicken Compost.
These products will enhance the microbial activity in the soil which will produce healthy plants. Let me know what you think!

Thanks,

Pat
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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by SNOWBOB11 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:07 am

I wouldn’t pay that much for humic acid. I just got the extreme blend from kelp4less. Much cheaper. You just have to mix yourself being it’s a concentrate.

7 springs farm ships serenade to Canada.

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Re: Canadian substitutes for Milo etc.

Post by cfinden » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:23 am

@SNOWBOB11 Thanks for the Serenade source!

Yes there's no way I'm paying that much. I'm able to get a 50lb bag of Black Earth Actuv80GG for $16 CAD locally. (https://www.blackearth.com/products#ACTIV80GG). Looks like good stuff.

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