BLACK WALNUT TREE CROP MONITORING PROGRAM

 

 

SAMPLING:  TIMING                                            TYPE OF SAMPLES      

                    Fall                                                  

          Soil

                    Spring

          Soil/Plant

                    August

          Plant

All samples will include interpretations, complete evaluations and detailed liquid and dry fertilizer recommendations and telephone consultation, if required.

 

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

 

n  Soil testing with complete fertilizer recommendations.

n  Plants Tissue Analysis with corrective dry and liquid foliage fertilizer recommendations.

n  Production counseling and agronomy consultation related to soil fertility and plant nutrition.

n  Soil and Plant laboratory test reports, interpretations, and recommendations.

n  All telephone consultation is free of charge.

 

SOIL TEST & CORRECTIVE FERTILIZER RECOMMENDATIONS:

One composite soil sample will be taken from each test site and each sample will be analyzed for:

pH,  Buffer pH, Organic Matter %, ENR, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium,

Sulfur, CEC, (% Base Saturation for Sodium, Hydrogen, Calcium, Magnesium. Potassium), Copper,

 Iron, Manganese,  Zinc, Boron, Aluminum and  Molybdenum

Corrective dry and liquid fertilizer recommendations will be given based on laboratory test results.

 

PLANT TISSUE ANALYSIS:

For plant analysis 30-40 leaves will be collected from each test site and analyzed for:

Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, Sulfur, Copper, Iron, Manganese,

 Zinc, Boron, Aluminum and Molybdenum

Corrective or maintenance dry and liquid fertilizer recommendations will be given based on labora-

tory test results.

 

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR & DISCUSSION:

Educational seminar, scientific discussion and the presentation of field research data will be included

free of charge for 2 persons per program, if arranged.

 

SAMPLING TECHNIQUE:

Soil samples should be taken at a depth of 0-9”.  Fields should be divided according to the age of the

tree, soil type and slope.  A number of 20-30 soil cores should be taken and mixed thoroughly in a

plastic pail.  Sample bags should be filled with the composite soils up to the mark.  Any soil sampling

tools such as auger, spade, or tube may be used.  Each sample bag must have IDs and K Labs

information sheets must be filled out.  Please provide details about your plantation.  Send pictures if

possible.  Videos are extremely helpful.

 

COST:  Introductory price (includes recommendations):

                  Soil                                                $75.00

                  Plant                                             $75.00
Additional Testing:  Soil   $45.00            Plant   $85.00           

 

FOR ONE YEAR CONTRACT:  Soil and plant tests with recommendations and consultation:

 

 0 - 1     ACRES                                    $150.00 per acre

                              2 – 6     ACRES                                      $75.00 per acre

                            7 – 50     ACRES                                     $45.00 per acre

                        51 – 500     ACRES                                     $30.00 per acre

For example:  3.0 acres x $150.00 = $450.00 per year

 

NUMBER OF SAMPLES:  A minimum of one composite soil and plant sample from each section acre

of plantation of one to three acres field can be used for sampling.   For example: 

  1 acres fixed                          1 sample

       2 – 6  acres fixed                          2 samples

     7 – 50  acres fixed                      3-6 samples

 51 - 500  acres fixed                    7-15 samples

 

PAYMENT TERMS:  50% at sign up, 25% in May 15, 2009 and 25% in July 15, 2009.

 

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Please fill out information below.  You may use additional pages if necessary.

 

    NAME __________________________________________________________________________      

ADDRESS ______________________________________________________________________

TEL. NO. __________________ FAX NO. ___________________E-MAIL ____________________

 

ACRES UNDER THE PROGRAM:

 

The total acreage under this contract is____________ located at______________________________

_________________________________________________________. Please list all the samples’ ID

numbers that you will be testing under the  K Labs, Inc. Crop Monitoring Program.

 

     1._______ 2._______ 3._______ 4._______ 5._______ 6._______7._______ 8._______

            9._______10._______11._______12._______13._______14._______15._______16._______

          17._______18._______19._______20._______21._______22._______23._______24._______

 

Sample ID given in the K Labs Crop Monitoring Program will be used throughout the year. 

Any item that do not have ID’s will be considered an extra sample and will be charged as such.

 

PAYMENT:

 

The client Mr./Mrs.______________________________________________________________                                                                                                                                        

agrees to pay $ ____________ for these services. The first payment is due___________________                                                     

in the amount of  $ _____________. The second payment is due______________________ in the

amount of $________________. The third payment is due___________________________ in the

amount of $________________ .                               

 

OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  It is agreed and understood that K Laboratories, Inc.

will assume no responsibility regarding the application of the chemicals and fertilizers recommended

and that responsibility for the proper application is the sole responsibility of the client.

 

 

 

_______________________________________________                    ____________________________________________________________

                         Client                                                  Dr. Akhtar Khwaja, Ph.D. CPAg/SS

Date_________________________________________            Date_______________________________________________________