Commercial Fertilizer and Plant Food Industry Volume 10

Commercial Fertilizer and Plant Food Industry Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... Ogden Armour are heavy stockholders in the Mineral Products Company, a corporation organized under the laws of Virginia, and of which D. R. McDowell is president. "Made In America Potash Fertilizers." Are the "highbrows" of the chemical part of the American fertilizer industry and the "men high up" in the executive councils of the trade "throwing olf" on American made raw materials--made by Dame Nature herself 7 In other words, are they luke-warm towards or inclined to rather discourage the quest for "home-grown" potash in the desert smke of the far _West and in the kelp fields of the Pacific? If this is indeed their attitude, as charged by a correspondent, is it caused by mere scepticism of success, or has it a sinister commercial motive behind it? We will use no more interrogation points, but get right down to our "mutton" by printmg the following: Questions for Commercial Fertilizer. _ 1. Has the shortage of potash caused any inconvenience in your locality this year? 2. What is the average price paid for muriate of potash in your locality in normal times (per ton I). 3. What is the average price paid for sulphate of potash in your locality in normal times (per ton'l). _ 4. What price is muriate or sulphate of potash selling for in your locality at this date? 5._ What is the maximum price you can pay for muriate or sulphate of potash (per ton) and use same on your soil advantageously? 6. Would a fertilizer containing 15 per cent K, O; 2 per cent N; 1 per cent. phosphate, be in favor in your locality if said fertilizer could be sold for a price of not to exceed $35 per ton (2,000 pounds'Z). 7. Would you cooperate with an organization to develop our own natural...
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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691290X
  • 9781236912909