Using Less N with Biological Farming 2
Watermelons in Edinburgh, Texas
Growth Stage: Fruit Bearing
This photo shows the producer holding up the vine to see the inner node spacings, which are at the right length - the distance from your pinky finger to your thumb. He used 45 lbs of synthetic liquid nitrogen, and Pacific Gro Sea Phos hydroly-sate with his liquid compost tea. This improves nitrogen efficiency because it’s an amino acid form of nitrogen. It’s fungi dominant so it increas-es the plant’s ability to stimulate fungal activity in the soil and solubilize more nutrients, ultimately keeping the plant healthier. It also stimulates the cytokinins.