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how much salt per acre

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Bake's boss, Sep 20, 2006.

  1. Bake's boss

    Bake's boss Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Hey every one i have ben readin all your questions and comments and they were all pretty helpfull but i need to know hoe much salt in tons or cubic yard of salt would be needed to cover one acre so i can calculate how much salt i would need for my accounts
  2. shamp

    shamp Member
    Messages: 33

    Its all going to depend on weather conditions and type of terain but ball park figure would be 600lbs on the light side and 1,000lbs on the heavier side.
  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,249

    Did you try a search?

    In a perfect worl I've been told 400#'s\acre. I've applied as light as that and as heavy as a ton per acre in the middle of January when it's very cold, snowing and days are short. I figure an average of 1000#'s per acre over a season. This will cover the lighter applications as well as the heavier ones. But it depends on how you are bidding it as well.