fertilizer timing?

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fertilizer timing?

Post by kc2dpt » Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:49 pm

I know if I don't harvest a crop for a while it will die. Is there any such limitation on fertilizing? Will the field eventually "dry up"? Or can I fertilize every field and let it sit like that until I'm ready to plant it?

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Willard123
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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Willard123 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:50 pm

To my knowledge, fertilizing only adds value once the small plants appear. If you fertilize while the field is brown there will be no added effect.

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Navan » Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:15 am

Fertilizing from what I've seen never dries up. It can only be used which occurs when a crop matures. If you plow a field before that point you'll notice it's still in the visually fertilized state and won't take any additional fertilizer.

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by kc2dpt » Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:21 pm

None of this answers my question.

I can fertilize first then then sow after.
I can sow first and then fertilize after.

Does it make a difference?

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Delta » Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:25 pm

I wouldn't think so. I play FS15 I don't play mobile but in FS15 it dont matter when you fertilize as long as you do it before you harvest it will increase the yield.
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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Navan » Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:02 am

It works the exact same on FS16. So fertilize when it's most convenient, before plowing, after, before sowing or after. Honestly i plow, sow then fertilize.

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Willard123 » Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:02 am

run a test

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Willard123 » Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:53 am

I ran a test, with these results.

Planting and harvesting beet root on the upper left field:

Yield using no fertilizer: 16,000
Yield using fertilizer after plowing but before planting: 24,000
Yield using fertilizer after planting then waiting until the plants first appear: 24,000

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by hasab » Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:25 am

Willard123 wrote:I ran a test, with these results.

Planting and harvesting beet root on the upper left field:

Yield using no fertilizer: 16,000
Yield using fertilizer after plowing but before planting: 24,000
Yield using fertilizer after planting then waiting until the plants first appear: 24,000
Nice, thanks! *thumbsup*

Maybe someone could test the yield for all the other crops too with and without fertilizer... ;)

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by Navan » Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:39 pm

Yield is always 1.5x for the field in question. Don't have it with me but i do have all but the milllion dollar field yields. From memory crop yields in relation to Corn. Corn and Wheat yield exactly same amount though wheat gives straw (grass and straw i don't recall yields right now). Canola yields 85% of corn, beats yield 2x and potatoes are 2.5x.

From what i recall, the fields right next to starting field are 1.5x the starting field.

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Re: fertilizer timing?

Post by hasab » Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:11 am

Navan wrote:Yield is always 1.5x for the field in question. Don't have it with me but i do have all but the milllion dollar field yields. From memory crop yields in relation to Corn. Corn and Wheat yield exactly same amount though wheat gives straw (grass and straw i don't recall yields right now). Canola yields 85% of corn, beats yield 2x and potatoes are 2.5x.

From what i recall, the fields right next to starting field are 1.5x the starting field.
Thanks Navan. It is good to know, really.

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