About Granular Dolomite Soil Amendment
Introducing Calo Mate, a Granular Dolomite Soil Amendment by Plant Needs. The Perfect Solution for Soil pH Adjustment while supplying Calcium and Magnesium to the Soil.
Enhance your cropping experience with Calo Mate, a premium granulated dolomite soil amendment meticulously crafted to meet your specific needs. Combining the power of dolomite with micro calcium (30%) and magnesium (21%). Thus, ensuring optimal soil health and plant growth.
Derived from fine granular dolomite, our high-quality formulation offers easy application, allowing you to accurately and uniformly amend your soil. Say goodbye to the hassle of measuring and mixing, as Calo Mate simplifies the process for you.
Is your soil too acidic? Not to worry! Calo Mate comes to the rescue by effectively lifting soil pH levels. If you find your soil registering a pH of 5.5 or lower, it’s an indicator that lime or dolomite is necessary to raise the pH. And thus create a favorable environment for your plants to thrive.
Order your supply of Calo Mate today and experience the transformative power of a balanced pH soil for your plants.
Achieve optimal results by following these application guidelines for Calo Mate Granular Dolomite Soil Amendment.
- Determine Application Rate: It is recommended to conduct soil tests at least once per year to determine the appropriate dolomite application rate for your soil. As rates may vary depending on individual situations, consulting with a local agronomist is advisable to ensure accurate application.
- Soil Analysis and Balanced Nutrition: Apply Calo Mate in conjunction with a balanced nutrition program, taking into consideration the results of your soil analysis. This will help tailor the application rate and thus ensure comprehensive nutrient management.
- Generalized Application Rates: The following rates serve as a general guideline:
- For broadcast spreading: Apply Calo Mate at a rate of 400 kg/ha. This rate is suitable for irrigated and dry land cropping.
- For banding application: Apply Calo Mate at a rate of 250 kg/ha. This rate is ideal for concentrated application in band rows.
- Suitable Application Methods: Calo Mate is best applied through broadcast spreading or banding techniques. For broadcast spreading, use horticultural spinner spreaders, belt spreaders, or small walk-behind applicators to ensure even distribution. For banding application, apply Calo Mate directly in the rows where the crops are planted, ensuring targeted placement.
- Compatibility Check: Prior to blending Calo Mate with other fertilisers, it is crucial to consult with a qualified consultant from Plant Needs to ensure compatibility. As a result, maximize the effectiveness of the product.
- Custom Formulations: The blend of Granular Dolomite can be used to create unique fertiliser formulations tailored to meet specific crop needs. Discuss your requirements with a Plant Needs consultant for personalized assistance.