Should I apply sulfate of potash before/after today's rain?

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Should I apply sulfate of potash before/after today's rain?

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I was intending on applying this today. I couldn't find any information about this by searching, but I wanted to see if I should proceed as planned, or just wait until tomorrow.

The forecast says chance of showers, showers, and thunderstorm. Not sure if you all use a particular site for precipitation, but I used weather.gov.

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Re: Should I apply sulfate of potash before/after today's rain?

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I don't irrigate so I try to put down my fertilizer product the day of or day before a forecasted rain.

Use whatever weather service you normally use, none of them are going to be 100% accurate a 100% of the time, especially when summertime daily afternoon isolated thunderstorms are forecasted. ;)

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Re: Should I apply sulfate of potash before/after today's rain?

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SOP has a low burn potential. I have irrigation but even then try to time my application of any granular app with rain. There isnt anything like it. The slopes are the only place that I worry sometimes if it says it's going to be torrential rain but otherwise all good.

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Re: Should I apply sulfate of potash before/after today's rain?

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uts wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:59 pm
SOP has a low burn potential. I have irrigation but even then try to time my application of any granular app with rain. There isnt anything like it. The slopes are the only place that I worry sometimes if it says it's going to be torrential rain but otherwise all good.
It was a light rain, which would have worked perfect. Fortunately I at least applied my humic acid and RGS yesterday.

It may still rain tonight, so I might get it out there still.

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