The best corn fertilizer contains nitrogen, phosphate and potash in a fertilizer ratio of 2-1-1 or 1-1-1, according to West Virginia University's Extension Service. Apply the fertilizer at a rate of two to three pounds for every 100 square feet of corn, according to Texas A&M University.
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