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Melon Program

Melons
Got Sugar?  The UG productline suits Valley melon growers well.  We help in the root zone with our Soil Treatment and Calcium, we build a canopy, enhance the bloom and build brix with our foliars, we protect against sunburn with the Ultra Gro Crop Shield.  Truly a diverse tool chest for today's melon growers.

 

We have a representative near you:

Kern County: Steve Best, Aaron Hart
Westside: Eric MacBean, Marc Suderman
Firebaugh, Dos Palos, Los Banos: Derek Sissom, Craig Fourchy
Merced/North Valley: Derek Sissom, Rich Kreps, Jesse Sanchez, Craig Fourchy

Melon Program

At Planting: (per acre) "Pop Up"
2-3 Gallons 2-17-17 Plus (Banded on seed with planter)

Pre-Plant, At planting or Side Dress: (per acre) Starter Fertilizer.
6-8 Gallons 8-16-8 Plus (Side dress 2" down in soil and 2" from plant)

After Planting:
(per acre)
1 Gallon 6-0-0-8 Soil Treatment (Side dress with UN-32)

30 Days after planting:
(per acre)
When plants are 10" to 12" across (Optional)
2 Gallons 8-16-8 Plus / 2-17-17 Plus (Foliar)

6 Weeks prior to harvest:
(per acre)
2-3 Gallons 8-16-8 Plus / 2-17-17 Plus (Foliar)
1 Gallon 3-4.5-2 Crop Shield (Foliar)

  • Recommendations will vary according to Tissue and Soil Analysis.
  • Trace Elements should be applied with Foliars, Traces being determined by Tissue and Soil Analysis for best results.
  • For any other variables consult with your Ultra Gro Representative.
  • Apply normal Nitrogen program.