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Commercial Fertilizers
in Kentucky, 1 946
Including a Report on Oilicial Fertilizer Samples
A Analyzed
July—December, 1946
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University of Kentucky
Lexington

 FEED AND FERTILIZER DEPARTMENT .
KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION _
BRUCE POUNDSTONE, Head of Department
FIELD INSPECTION
ROBERT MATHEWS EDDIE PAsco* N. J. HowAR¤
LABORATORY .
HARRY R. ALLEN VALVA MIDKIFF OZELLA GILBERT
SI·AcY B. RANDLE* J. A. SHRADER ELIZABETH SWIFT
W. G. TERRELL ALICE H. KINGe°
' Resigned during 1946.
CONTENTS -
Page Page
Sales in 1946, by grade Penalties for violating the
Table 1 ...................................... 3 fertilizer law ............................ 7
Plant foods or nutrients ............ 3 Explanation of Tables 2, 3,
and 4 .......................................... 7
Fertilizer grade .......................... 4
_ Standing of manufacturers,
Low-grade versus high-grade Table 2   8
fertilizers .................................. 4
Analyses of inspection samples
F€W€Fg1`¤d€S¤€€d€d ·················· 4 of mixed fertilizers, super-
Composition Of mixed phosphates and fertilizer
fertmzel,   4 salts, Table 3 ............................ 9
Farmers, Samples   5 Analyses of inspection samples
of bone and rock phosphate,
Information on guaranty tag .... 6 Table 4 ...................................... 20

 Commercial h ertihzers 111 Kentucky, 1 Q4.6
0 This bulletin contains analyses of official samples of commercial
K fertilizer made between July 1 and December 31, 1946. Analyses of _
samples made between January 1, 1946 and June 30, 1946, were pub-
lished in Regulatory Bulletin 53.
Manufacturers reported that 323,278 tons of commercial fertilizer
were sold in Kentucky in 1946. This was an increase of 19.5 percent
over the tonnage in 1945. In addition, 44,205 tons of 20 percent super-
phosphate, or equivalent, were distributed in Kentucky under the
"Contractual Plan" by the Production and Marketing Administra-
tion, Field Service Branch.
i SALES BY GRADE, 1946
A summary of fertilizer sales by grade, as reported by manufac- `
turers, is given in Table 1. This tonnage is somewhat less than that
calculated from stamp receipts.
TABLE l—FERTILIZER SALES BY GRADE, 1946, REPORTED BY 1VIANUEAcTURERs
 
Mixed fertilizer Tons   Other materials Tons
 
3-9-6 ........................................... . ....... 77,518 20% Superphospliate .........._......... 39,053
2-12-6 ____________,_,___.,,_v_.._...__._...,..........,_ 64,623 1.%% Superphosphate ...1..   ..... 16,248
6-S-6 ........... A ...........,........................... 43,612 Raw Rock Pliosphate ..1....... . ..... 9,278
4-12-S ......,..........,...,............................ 13,809 Ammonium Nitrate ......1...........1.1. 8,710
4-12-4 ....... . ...... _ ................................. 12,987 19% Supcrpliosphate _.1,...,..........,. 5,263
0-14-7 ..._,__.,_,...,_ , ,,._...,.....1.....,......,.._.. 12,194 (fyziuxtuiid , . ....   .................... 3,392
3-12-12 H ,1,...........1.. L ...........1............... 2,445 Triple Superpliosphate ................ 3,382
0-14-4 ............... . ...............1................. 2,396 Nitrate Soda ..1.1.........1.................11.. 1,813
4-12-0 ......................... . .....................i 1,023 Basie Slug .. ,... . .....   .....   .... 920
0-12-12 1..............,..... . ....................,.1. 874 Florida \\’aste Pond Phosphate 490
3-12-4 ..,.,..,....._,,,,,_...,....,._.,,.11............. 805 Activated Sludge .........1,.. - ..... . .... 250
5-I0-10 .1.11.1.. .. ......1............ 1 ............. 705 Ammoiiium Sulfate .. ,....... . ...... 171
S-3-S ............ . .....1.11....... . ..... . ........11. 705 Sulfate of Potasli Magnesia ..... 100 V
6-10-4 ....._..._.1..11.. .. ,,,1. , 1... .. ,1.,.,,, 163 Pulxterized Manure ......  it ..   115
10-6-4 .....11...1.1.......1....... . ...... . ...111.... S3 Aluriate of Potasli ........... . .... . .... 51
Misco]. .1..1. . ..,.,__....... . ........ . .......11.1 100
Total ....1... . 1............................... 234,042 Total ...... . ....1.., . .............   ......1. 89,236
I
 
PLANT FOODS OR NUTRIENTS
The minimum percentages of guaranteed plant foods, or nutri-
ents, present in a commercial fertilizer are printed on the state tag
as nitrogen, available phosphoric acid, and potash. These are the
nutrients needed by plants in largest amounts and also those in which
the soil is most likely to be deficient. The element corresponding to
phosphoric acid is phospho1·us and the element corresponding to
potash is potassium.

 4 Kmrrucxy Aonrcurrumu. Exmznnvmur STATION
FERTILIZER GRADE
Grade designates the minimum percentage of nitrogen, available A
phosphoric acid, and potash in the fertilizer. A 6-8-6 grade means that
the fertilizer contains 6 percent nitrogen, 8 percent available phos-
phoric acid, and 6 percent potash. The nutrients are always listed in
this order. A 0-20-0 grade refers to a superphosphate fertilizer con- `
taining 20 percent available phosphoric acid. A 0-0-60 grade refers to
a potash fertilizer containing 60 percent potash.
LOW-GRADE VERSUS HIGH-GRADE FERTILIZERS
A high-grade or high-analysis mixed fertilizer is defined by this
Department as one in which the sum of the percentages of nitrogen,
available phosphoric acid, and potassium is at least 20 percent. Plant
food in such fertilizers usually cost less per unit than in low-analysis
fertilizer, because costs for mixing, bags, freight, and other incidental
costs are the same per bag regardless of the analysis. The amount of
plant food in 1,500 pounds of 4-12-8, for example, is the same as in
2,000 pounds of 3-9-6 fertilizer. In using the 4-12-8, however, instead
of the 3-9-6, a farmer saves cost of handling, hauling, and spreading
500 pounds of practically inactive material. Lighter applications per
acre of the high-analysis fertilizers will supply the same amount of
plant food as heavier applications of the low-analysis fertilizers.
FEWER GRADES NEEDED
Fewer grades of fertilizer than are now offered would meet the
needs of Kentucky agriculture. Most of these needs can be met with
6-8-6, 8-8-8, 4-12-8, 5-10-10, 3-12-12, and 0-14-7, or 0-12-12 supple-
mented with straight fertilizers—ammonium nitrate, nitrate of soda,
ammonium sulfate, or cyanamid to furnish nitrogen; superphosphate
to furnish phosphoric acid; and muriate and sulfate of potash to
fu1·nish potash. If cyanamid is used, the manu.facturer’s directions
should be followed closely.
Two grades, 2-12-6 and 3-9-6, constituted 60 percent of the
mixed fertilizer sold in Kentucky during 1946. Although 2-12-6 is 20
percent plant food, it is doubtful whether 2 percent nitrogen is
enough to be of much benefit in many cases where 2-12-6 is used.
COMPOSITION OF MIXED FERTILIZER
A mixed fertilizer is made up mainly of various chemical salts
and compounds, which contain the nutrients as part of the com-
pounds. For instance, a 100—pound bag of 6-8-6 fertilizer contains

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only 20 pounds of nitrogen, available phosphoric acid, and potash,
4 but the compounds containing these plant foods make up a much
‘ larger part of the mixture. ·· S
An ordinary superphosphate fertilizer contains from 18 to 20
percent available phosphoric acid. Ammonium sulfate contains 20.5
percent nitrogen; ammonium nitrate contains 32.5 to 33.5 percent
nitrogen, and murate of potash contains 50 to 60 percent potash.
A 6-8-6 fertilizer could thus be made from the following formula:
Ammonium Sulfate, 20.5 percent nitrogen ...................... 390 pounds
Ammonium Nitrate, 32.5 percent nitrogen .................... 124 pounds
Superphosphate, 16 percent phosphoric acid .................. 1000 DOUHGS
Muriate of Potash, 60 percent potash _,____,___,_____._.,,......... 200 pO\1DdS
Total ........................................................................ 1714 pounds
The total weight of materials used is 1714 pounds. To make a l
ton of fertilizer, 286 pounds of other materials must be added. A
material such as sand or dolomitic limestone may be used for this
"filler." Sand adds no value to the fertilizer, but dolomitic lime-
stone adds 2 plant nutrients, calcium and magnesium, and neutral-
izes the potential acidity characteristic of most mixed fertilizers.
However, the value of dolomitic limestone in a mixed fertilizer other
than as a filler, should not be over emphasized. There are sources of
calcium other than dolomitic limestone in most mixed fertilizers, and
magnesium is not lacking in most Kentucky soils.
Another good filler is tobacco stems. They help to "condition"
the fertilizer and carry some nitrogen and potash. If tobacco stems
were used in the above formula, the weight of the nitrogen-bearing
and potash-bearing materials could be reduced somewhat. Tobacco
stems should be sterilized before using to prevent carrying tobacco
diseases. Dolomitic limestone and tobacco stems are not "fillers" in
the strict sense, for as has been mentioned, they add some value to the
fertilizer.
The above formula illustrates the value of purchasing high-
analysis fertilizer. The 6-8-6 grade is not considered a low-grade
fertilizer, yet a fertilizer made from this formula could carry 286
pounds of filler. In lower-grade fertilizer the amount of filler is even
greater.
FARMERS’ SAMPLES
Anyone in Kentucky who buys commercial fertilizer for his own
use may submit samples fo1· free analysis to the Department of Feed
and Fertilizer, Agricultural Experiment Station, Lexington 29,
Kentucky. ,

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` A 1. Samples taken aecorcling to provisions of K.R.»S'. N0. ,250.360
through N o. 250.480 (Kentucky Fertilizer Low).—To make the
' sample official it should be taken according to Section No. 250.440 of
the statute rcfe1·red to above. This section of the statute requires that
witnesses be present when the sample is taken. Copies of the statute
may bc obtained from the Department of Feed and Fertilizer.
2. Unofficial somplcs.——If an analysis is wanted for the pur-
chaser’s information only, samples of fertilizer may be taken in the
following manner: i
Take portions (each about a handful) from 10 percent of the
bags, unless this requires portions from more than 20 bags. If there
are less than 10 bags, sample all. Take samples from as far down in
the bags as possible. Place all portions on a clean paper and mix well.
Place about one quart in a tight container, include a tag from one of
the bags, mark the container with name and address of the sender
and send to the Department of Feed and Fertilizer, Agricultural
Experiment Station, University of Kentucky, Lexington 29,
Kentucky.
State in a letter the amount of fertilizer on hand, the number of
bags sampled, and the reason for wanting analysis. I analysis is
materially below guaranty, a representative of the Feed and Fer-
tilizer Department may be sent, if possible, to take an inspector’s
sample.
INFORMATION ON GUARANTY TAG
A state guaranty tag issued by the Kentucky Agricultural Ex-
periment Station, showing tl1c manufacturer ’s guaranty, must be
attached to each bag of fertilizer before it can be lawfully offered for
sale in Kentucky. It is a violation of the law to change the tag in any
manner, either by addition or erasure. Pu1·chasers of fertilizer should
be guided by the information printed on the guaranty tag in selecting
a fertilizer. If the fertilizer is not tagged with a state guaranty tag,
or if the tag has been changed in any manner, it should be reported to
the Agricultural Experiment Station immediately. The following
information is printed on the guaranty tag:
Brand name of fertilizer
Name and address of manufacturer
Guaranteed analysis showing:
Minimum nitrogen, percent
lvlinimum available phosphoric acid, percent
Minimum potash, from muriate or sulfate, percent
Estimated value per 100 pounds ‘
Total phosphoric acid, in place of available phosphoric acid, is
guaranteed in bone, tankage, basic slag, and rock phosphate. At the

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bottom of the tag must be a stamp 011 which is printed the net weight
A of the fertilizer in the package and authorization by the Director, of
its sale. The estimated value is used for comparing values of ferti-
_ lize1·s of different grades, and it should 110t be co11fused with the sell-
V i11g price. Selling price cannot be accurately estimated because of `
the many factors, some of them variable, which are included in it.
A PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE FERTILIZER LAW `
Any manufacturer, firm, dealer, or V(§11C].O1‘ wl1o sells or exposes
for sale i11 Kentucky commercial fertilizer without complying with
the provisions of the f€I'l]ZlllZ€]} law is subject to a fine of from $100.00
to $500.00 for each offense. Furthermore, if a fertilizer is short in
net weight or short in the essential plant-food nutrients, a manufac-
turer, firm, or dealer may not only be fined $100.00 to $500.00 for ~
violating the fertilizer law, but "shall be liable for reasonable dam-
ages sustained by the purchaser of such fertilizer. ’ ’
It is important therefore that the dealer should protect himself c
by purcl1asing from reliable firms who comply with the law. Other-
wise, he will lay himself liable for selling fertilizers in violation of
the law.
EXPLANATION OF TABLES 2, 3 AND 4
The standings of the manufacturers as deter111i11ed by the results
of analysis of official samples are given in Table 2. Attention is di-
rected to column 2, showing the number of samples equal to guaranty
in all respects, and to the next-to-last column at the right, showing the
11l11I1b€1` of deficiencies of more than 1/4 of 1 percent (the tolera11ce
allowed in the Kentucky Fertilizer Law).
In some samples a deficiency in one nutrient is accompanied by
an over-run i11 another nutrient. 'l‘11is is evide11ee of improper mixing
or weighing by the manufacturer. Extreme variations of this kind
ca1111ot be attributed to separation of materials (segregation), though
this may be a minor facto1·. Excess of one nutrient C£l11110t compensate
for deficiency of another nutrient. The purchaser is entitled to re-
ceive the full guaranty in all nutrients as expressed by the manufac-
turer on the tag.
The results of analysis of all inspection samples except bone,
rock, phosphate, and basic slag a1·e give11 i11 Table 3. Results of the
last three are given in Table 4.
If an analysis shows a deficiency of more than one-fou1·tl1 of 1
percent below the amount claimed for nitrogen, phosphoric acid, or
potash, or if the relative value is 4 percent or more below the guar-
mity, the result is indicated in the tables in bold-face typg

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TABLE 3—ANALYSES or INSPECTION SAMPLES or MIXED FERr1L1zERs,
- SUPERPHOSPHATE, AND FERTILIZER SALTS
2 . ., Index of
Nitrogen Ph°$
Manufacturer, brand name,_guaranty, ...T ph°Fé° P t h Sulfate riigrgge
and from whom obtained acl, 0 as g¤¤·¥`~ ______
Total Water Avail- inet
soluble able Guar. I Found
The American Agricultural Chemical Co., Cincinnati, O.
` 6-8-6 (Muriate)
Weisenbe1·ger Sanitary Flour Mill, Midway 5.78 5.74 8.35 5.85 ........ 35.6 35.4
6-8-6 (Muriate 3, Sulfate 3)
Lebanon Carriage & Impl. Co., Lebanon  5.49 5.40 8.47 5.94 Yes 35.6 35.1
3-9-6 (Muriate)
Norris Hdw. & Seed Co., Henderson .... L. 2.97 2.93 9.55 6.15 ........ 30.8 31.6
Woodson Lewis, Greensburg ............................ 2.85 2.80 9.55 5.68 ...._.._ 30.8 30.8
Lebanon Carriage & Impl. Co., Lebanone- 2.85 2.79 9.02 5.95 ........ 30.8 30.5
2-12-6 (Muriate)
Bale Hardware Co., Horse Cave ........... - ....... 1.99 1.95 12.00 6.66 ...... L 32.4 33.0
Pruitt Implement Co., Bowling Green ........ 1.93 1.84 11.40 6.44 ..... - 32.4 32.0
Thomas \Varren, Guthrie .................................. 2.49 2.39 11.68 6.41   32.4 33.4
Baughman Milling Co., Stanford .................. 1.95 1.90 12.00 6.23 __...... 32.4 32,5
J. H. Fedders & Son, Covington .................. 1.95 1.84 11.57 5.93 ......_. 32.4 31,7
Woodson Lewis, Greensburg ...... . .................... 2.03 2.01 12.70 6.22 ._.,.... 32.4 33,5
T. S.‘Roberts Milling Co., Mill Springs. 1.95 1.88 12.47 5.87 ........ 32.4 32.7
Walte1‘s & Thompson, Shelbyville ................ 1.84 1.71 11.93 5.96 ........ 32.4 32.0
Carroll County Farm Bureau, Carrollton .... 2.02 1.89 11.90 6.05 ........ 32.4 32.4
VVatson Coal & Feed Co., Princeton .j .......... 1.88 1.74 12.70 6.69   32.4 33.7
I-I. C. Harmon, Perryville   ................. . .......... 1.93 1.80 11.55 6.26 ........ 32.4 32.0
Crab Orchard Lumber C0., Crab Orchard. 1.97 1.89 12.25 5.99 ........ 32.4 32.6
18% Superphosphate '
Lebanon Carriage & Impl. Co., Lebanon .... . ....... . ....... 18.85 ........ . ....... 23.4 24.5
Robert James Feeds Co., Franklin L1 ........   ..-..- 19.50   ........ 23.4 25,4
Thomas \Varren, Guthrie __,_ _._..._......................   ,....... 19.30 ._.,.___ _ ...,_.. 23,4 25,1
C. B, Carden, Hartford ......................i........ -... , ...... _ ,..____ 17.72 ..__.__. _ __..,,_ 23.4 23,0
Norris Hdw. & Seed Co., Henderson ............ . ....... . ....... 18.47 ........ . ,______ 23.4 24.0
Crab Orchard Lumber Co., Crab Orcharcl.   .... . ....... 19.20 ........ . ....... 23.4 25.0
Lebanon Carriage & Impl. Co., Lebanon.-. .-...- ........ 19.15 ........ . ....... 23.4 24.9
Ross Feed Co., Murray   ................................ - ...... . ....... 18.00 ........ . ....... 23.4 23.4
J. \V. Davidson, Science Hill ........................ . ..... - ........ 18.95 ........ . ....... 23.4 24.6
WVatson’s Feed & Coal Co., Princeton . ...... . ..... L ........ 19.03 ........ . ....... 23.4 24.7
Carroll County Farm Bureau, Carrollton .... .- ..... . ....... 18.90 . ...... . ....... 23.4 24.6
Yopps Seed Co., Paducah ................................ . ....     .... 18.40   .. ..... 23.4 23.9
American Cyanamid Co., New York 20, N. Y.
20.60% "Aero" Cyanamid Granular
Fox Hardware Co., Madisonville ....... . .......... 20.56 ........ . ....... . ....... . ....... 49.4 49.3
Danville Hdw. & Supply Co., Danville ...... 20.72 ........ . ....... . ....... . ....... 49.4 49.7 -
Armour Fertilizer Works, Cincinnati, O., Jeffersonville, Ind., Nashville, Tenn.
10-6-4 (Muriate) "Big Crop Brand"
Meachanrs Koreandale Farm, Morganiield 9.92 9.67 6.62 4.50 ..   39.2 40.3
6-8-6 (Sulfate). Armour’s
J. W. Connley, Xvarsaw ............... . ................... 5.93 5.60 8.05 6.29 Yes 35.6 35.8
4-12-S (Muriate) "Big Crop Brand"
Forbes Hardware Co, , liopkinsville ................ 3.94 2.75 10.90 8,31 . ..____ {{5;,4 37,3
Lewisport Mill Co., Lowisport . ......... . ........... 3.88   11.90 8.15 ......._ 38,4 35,2
4-12-4 (Muriate) "Big Crop Brand"
Guy Armes, Hardinsburg _.._....... ,. ...................... 4.04 3.74 12.07 4.72 ________ 34,4 35,3
U. L. Rogers, Gradyville ..... .. ......... . ............ 4.20 3.86 11.80 4.78 ____..., 34,.1 ji§,3
XV. D. Cunningham, \Vebbs Cross Roads. 3.99 3.77 11.90 4.10 _V___.__ 34,4 f}4_4
Farmers Supply Co., Morganfield ................ 3.98 3.75 11.87 3.99 _____.._ j·}4_4 3.;,2
Guy Armes, Hardinsburg .. ....... . ...................... 4.00 $3.72 12.02 4.56 ........ Il-1,4 35,0
Farmers Supply Co., Glasgow .. ..... . ........... 3.90 $1.63 11.60 4.77 ...._... 34,4 34,5
Browning, l\1cReynolds & Co., Lewisburg. 3.76 9.32 12.35 3.99 ________ 34_4 34;;
D. H. Tate, Monticello ....................... L ............. 3.82 3.51 11.65 3.94 ........ 34,4 32,6
3-9-6 (Muriatc) "Big Crop Brand"
Forbes Hardware Co., Hopkinsville .... - ...... 3.06 2.91 8.82 6.34 ________ 39,3 31,0
Yopp Seed Co., Paducah .. .... ..   ........ 3.07 2.02 9.05 6.01 ........ 30.8 31,0
Big Four Feed & Impl. Co., Scottsville..... 2.98 2.78 9.55 5,00 __,__ ,__ ;;r;_g ;;]_g
D, H. Tate, Monticello   ....   ........................ 3.24 3.02 9.45 5.96 . ._.__._ $0.9 ::1,x
T, J. Turley Co., Owensboro ........................ 3.17 2.86 9.20 6.10 _......, 30,3 31,5

 10 Kmrrucxy AoR1cULTuRAL EXPERIMENT STATION
TABLE 3—ANALYsEs or INSPECTION SAMPLES or Mxxizm FERT1L.1z1sRs,
SUPERPHOSPHATE, AND FER1*1L1z1·;R SALTs—Continued
 
. Nitro en Phcsf Index Of
Manufacturer, brand name, guaranty, 1;; DhO?"° Sulfate rgwpve
and from whom obtained milf] Pomsh SUNY Xmue
Tomi Water Avail- niet "*‘_""`
soluble able Guzir. lF0und
Armour Fertilizer Works-Continued
3-9-6 (Sulfate) Al'Il10l|l‘:S
H. V. Sebree, Dry Ridge ....rrl.r........._rrrrr... . r,rr. 2.77 2.50 0.57 6.21 ’ ° .
Jess Morris. New Liberty ............rr...l............,. 3.00 2.50 0.00 6.32 P22?    
Gordon Young, Beaver Dam ._..,,,,........r,...i..i_.. 2.00 2.64 9.12 0.00 Yes 30.8 30,9
Shztrpsburg Milling C0., Sharpsburg .....i..i. _ 3,04 2.80 0.42 0.22 Yes 30.8 31.6
Rgiglaiiil ljrothers, Leitchiield _,,,__A_,,,_.___,__,____ 2,92 2.59 9,15 5.95 Yes 30.8 30.3
Fariners ldxehange, Burkesville .. .........r,,,,.. 2.90 2.00 9.42 5.04 yes 30.8 31.3
Parker Seed Co., Murray .. ,.......... . ...,.   ..rr.,. 3.05 2.90 $.77 5,57 YES 00.8 00.2
Gid Hollingsworth & Co., Tompkinsville .... 2.81 2.54 0.10 5.74 Yes 30.8 30.3
Ram5ey’s Feed store, Campbellsville _,.A._.._._ 2.95 2.50 9.45 5.32 YES 30.8 27..1
Furkm Brothers, Beaumont ,r...........rrrr.r.1r........ 3.07 2.05 $.90 5,14 Yes 30.3 31.0
2-12-6 (Muriate) "Old Black Joe"
U. L. 1io,L:e1‘s, Gradyville ........lr..............,....... 2.00 1,83 11.70 5.41 ________ 32.4 32 5
T. J. Turley Co., Owensboro ....rr...,..,.....r.r . ....l 2.07 1,92 11.40 (1.50 _V____r_ 32.4 32:3
H. Li. \Vill0ughby, Richmond .___ . ..._ . ._,....,.._._ 2.02 1.94 12.00 5.13 _r___r__ 32.4 22.0
Hatter I-lar¢Ut. . .... 2.05 1.02 12.1:2 0.04 ._______ 32..; 32.7
J, \V. Galloway, Brenien ..,,.r.rr . ....r.........   1.S4 1.41 12.13 0.35 ________ 32.4 32.7
0-14-7 (lluriate) "l“¢i,¤ Crop Brand"
O. 11. Sellers, Sebree 1 rrr.r. . ,.,i. . ..,., . ........i.......   .__. . .___._. 14.52 (:.30 ________ 29.8 30 2
S. C. Coffelt, 'l7om|)kiusvilIe . . . ...............   .... _. ._._ 14.05 5.91 ________ 20.0 20:8
Ramsey Feed Store, Campbollsvillo ............. _ ..,.... . .___... 13.55 7.35 ____.___ 20.8 20.2
I-l. D. .Tnne>=. Glasgow   . .... . .............. . .... . ..... . .. ..... 14.12 7.40 _.______ 20.0 30.3
.|. II, Tate. l\Imiti<#elIn . .   ..... . ........ . ....... . ....... 14.32 0.39 _.__._._ 20.0 30.1
S<;li<·olm·ral`t & llexroat, \\’e:ues, Glasgxow   .. ...............   ....   ........ 20.52 ._...... _ _.__.__ 20.0 20.7
Lonllon ll;rrdw;u·e C0., London .............. . ...... . ....... , ....... 19.60 _____... . _._..__ 20.0 25.0
l`ilI`lII&lll l}l`OIll(¥l`$, L0lloil Iinpioxement
Ass·»··i;1ti·»11. Blurray   . . . ....   ..... -.. 32.§2 .... _. ........ . _...___ _ _.... . 05.0 05 0
\\(·1g.»11lw*1`g‘(~1‘ >:i111t:\\‘y FIDIIY Klllls, ;\1l(1\\7J.y 32.06 ,....__   __.___._ ___ ..... 05.0 65.1
45% Triple Superphosplmte
\\‘. a`. Turner, Greensburg ................... - ......... ~-.... ..- 47.60 .__...._ _ __._ ..   01 0

 COMMERCIAL FERTILIZERS, 1945 11
TABLE 3—ANALYSES OF INSPECTION SAMPLES or MIXED FERTILIZERS,
· SUPERPHOSPHATE, AND FERTILIZER SALTs—Continued
 
. ._ Index of
Nitrogen Phoe .1 . ·
Manufacturer, brand name, guaranty,  __j 11110}**: Sulfate laiilzge
A and from whom obtained _ acl?] P¤¤¤S11 §um`· °
Total \Vater Avail- met
soluble able tluzir. I l·`0un