Re: Fertilizing Strawberries with Manure Tea

Dear Walter I would like to share whatever information you obtain. I 
want to share it with strawberry growers in India's western ghats. 
Thanks in advance

Socioeconomics and Policy Division

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I am looking for information on fertilizing strawberry plants with some
sort of animal-based manure tea that is high in Nitrogen. I have thought 
that while chicken manure is high in N it might be too "hot" if not 
completely composted. Would sheep manure be the animal manure of choice 
to make the compost tea up? Or would a blend of various animal manures 
be better?
        I am also looking for the ratio of manure to water for the
application (i.e. 1 part manure to 5 parts water). I am looking to use
this on a sprayer that can cover 5 rows of strawberry plants at one 
Has anyone done this or does anyone know where I can get accurate 
information on this?

Much appreciated,

Walter Garrison

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