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Dr. Larry Teuber at UC Davis did studies under controlled conditionsthat showed that seedling alfalfa roots grow best at 2 inch average soiltemperatures 69 to ...

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Apr 19, 2012 ... The recommended soil pH for an alfalfa stand is 6.8. If lime needs to be applied, growers should keep in mind that it can take 6-9 months after ...

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If you seed alfalfa without a companion crop in the spring, you may want to use higher seeding rates. Higher rates have proven economical when alfalfa was ...

www.noble.org/news/publications/ag-news-and-views/2009/september/common-mistakes-in-growing-alfalfa

Sep 1, 2009 ... ... people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some for the first time ever. ... to scout regularly for weeds to determine when and what to spray.

www.midwestproducer.com/news/crop/spring-is-a-good-time-to-plant-alfalfa-in-kansas/article_29a4d428-7384-11e1-b7e0-0019bb2963f4.html

Mar 21, 2012 ... Growers should make sure there are no weeds growing when alfalfa is planted and make sure there is no herbicide carryover from a previous ...

www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/alfalfa/growing-alfalfa.htm

Feb 25, 2016 ... Prior to planting, you should clean the area, work the soil, and remove any debris . Pure alfalfa seed can be purchased from most feed supply ...

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roots eventually will grow into the subsurface soils. Preplant is the best time to apply manure and lime (when needed) for alfalfa. Incorporate both into the soil ...

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seasons, alfalfa grows poorly and may even die within a few days from “scald”. “ Scald” often kills alfalfa plants when water stands during bright sunny days.

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Aug 15, 2011 ... Late summer alfalfa seeding is an option for growing high quality feed for dairy ... "Your decision to summer seed should be based on weather ...

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Jul 28, 2011 ... Summer is a good time to consider planting alfalfa since insect and weed ... When inadequate amounts are present in the soil, the new crop will ...