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adiel

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I am looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida.  I was wondering if anyone knows where to purchase this.  Thank you before hand.
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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 03:16:49 PM »
I was looking for cottonseed meal and asked Diamond R and they don't carry it and I tried
my local feed store and they ordered me 2 bags?

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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2018, 03:36:15 PM »
Have you tried hydroponic shops? That's where I get rice hulls from in CA.

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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 02:06:55 PM »
Keep an eye on A.M. Leonard.com when they offer free shipping.

https://www.amleo.com/rice-hull-bale/p/VP-RHB/


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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2018, 01:51:49 PM »
I was looking for cottonseed meal and asked Diamond R and they don't carry it and I tried
my local feed store and they ordered me 2 bags?

Thank you.  I still have not found it for sale locally.  I called Diamond-R and two feed stores and no one carries it or is willing to special order it.  Some places didn't even know what rice hulls was.   :-\
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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2018, 06:59:41 PM »
Iím curious what your looking to use this medium for?

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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2018, 11:49:09 AM »
Iím curious what your looking to use this medium for?
Thank you for your message!  For soil mix and as a cheaper replacement for Perlite.  A study at Purdue University shows that rice hulls may work as well or better than peat and perlite in some finished crops.

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https://www.riceland.com/uploads/pages/purdue_article_2.pdf
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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2018, 10:04:49 PM »
I thought you were going to use rice hull for mango potting mix since rice hull has silicon, a mineral that mango needs.

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Re: Looking for a place to purchase of 50LB bag of rice hulls in South Florida
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2018, 08:02:43 AM »
I thought you were going to use rice hull for mango potting mix since rice hull has silicon, a mineral that mango needs.

Seanny, thank you for the info.  Yes, I definitely will use it for mango and other fruit trees' potting mix.  Rice hull also contains Lignin which helps balance the ph of soil and turns into Humic substances when mixed with soil.  I do not plan on removing perlite from my soil mix, I will use both because they both offer different benefits.

Reference for Lignin:

https://naldc.nal.usda.gov/download/IND43894181/PDF
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