Popular Choices for Fertilizing Grass & Pastures

Valley Rural Supplies | Terra Firma FertilizerAll grasses and pastures respond well do a targeted fertilizer. Key to growth and quality is Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium. Below is an overview of products for Grass and Pastures.

Terra Firma Poultry Manure Pellets (Home and Pasture)

This multi functional product will never go to waste at your farm or in your garden! Perfect for the Home Garden, Commercial Vegetable Production, Tree Crops, Broad Acre Crops and Pasture.

Natra-Min Rock Minerals (Pasture)

Produced by Ag Solutions there is a variety of combinations of Natra-Min products. It is best to obtain a soil test to ascertain which of these products best suits your situation.

Their Foundation products is NatraMin Original. It is a bio Activated broad spectrum mineral fertilizer and soil conditioner. Excellent to restore the mineral and biological balance in all soil types.

In addition to providing broad spectrum minerals, all blends of NatraMin are formulated to stimulate microbe and worm activity in your soil… thus helping to release locked up nutrients for your crop.

Granular Fertilizers (Home and Pasture)

CK88 – A NPKS fertilizer blend, containing potassium as muriate of potash, i.e. as chloride. Mainly used in tree crops. Also used as a planting fertilizer in some vegetable and forage crops on alluvial soils with a high phosphorus status. For couch and other summer-growing lawns and playing fields, apply at 300 kg/ha (3 kg/100 sq m) three times per year (March, Sept., Dec.). Water in after application.

DAP (Di-Ammonium Phosphate) – High analysis source of phosphorus. The N:P ratio of 1:1 makes it an effective source of nitrogen. DAP releases free ammonium. Nitrogen in the ammonium form resists leaching and is a slower release form of nitrogen.
The free ammonium gives a higher pH reaction immediately around the granule. The low cost of nitrogen in DAP makes it a cost effective source of nitrogen if Phosphorus is also required.

Superphosphate – The ratio of phosphorus and sulphur suits many crop and pasture needs and helps keep soil in good shape by maintaining soil structure.
Superphosphate can be blended with other fertilizer products (except Urea & DAP). And can be stored easily for long periods, without taking up moisture.

Aftergraze – A calcium ammonium nitrate blend, mainly used for top-dressing pasture and forage crops.

*Always read product instructions carefully and follow instructions/recommendations regarding grazing and application rates.

Talk to our friendly team about application rates and a product that suits your requirements.

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