Table 17. Nutrient Content Of Commercial Organic Products1

Nutrients, Lbs/Ton Dry Weight
NP2O5K2OSC/NEnergy Index, Gal/Ton
Alfalfa pellets54 (2.7%)10 (0.5%)56 (2.8%)4 (0.2%)1582
Blood meal260 (13%)40 (2%)385
Bone meal60 (3%)400 (20%)10 (0.5%)
Cocoa shells20 (1%)20 (1%)60 (3%)4283
Cottonseed meal120 (6%)40 (2%)40 (2%)784
Fish scraps2 180 (9%)140 (7%)480
Hoof & horn meal140-30040 (2%)
Average220 (11%)369
Linseed meal100 (5%)40 (2%)20 (1%)884
Seaweed, ground20 (1%)4 (0.2%)40 (2%)60 (3%)
Soybean meal120 (6%)30 (1.4%)40 (2%)782
Tankage380-180180-400
Average130 (6.5%)290 (14.5%)785

1 Data is from [19], [63], [70], [71].   [return to top]

2 dried & ground

3 rendered, dried & ground

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