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Best Time to Plant Alfalfa

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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 ...

Timing of planting key to successful alfalfa establishment | Dairy ...

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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 ...

Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa

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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.

Planting Alfalfa: How To Grow Alfalfa - Gardening Know How

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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 ...

Are you Man Enough to plant Alfalfa? - by DeerBuilder.com

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planting alfalfa in food plots. ... All alfalfa seed should be inoculated immediately prior to seeding or purchased pre-inoculated. Inoculated seed should be kept ...

Planting Dates, Seeding Rates

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In this case, hay and pasture species should be seeded about the time of the last ... If you seed alfalfa without a companion crop in the spring, you may want to ...

Late-summer seedings of alfalfa | MSU Extension

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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 ...

Alfalfa Stand Establishment - OSU Fact Sheets - Oklahoma State ...

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“Scald” often kills alfalfa plants when water stands during bright sunny days. Oxygen is not available to roots and the water holds in heat. “Scald” usually occurs ...

Growing Alfalfa - The Small Farm Resource

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When band seeding or when using the no-till seeder, you may reduce recommended alfalfa seeding rates by one-third. Press wheels used in conjunction with ...

Tips for fall seeding of alfalfa - Beef Magazine

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In other parts of Kansas, planting time is late August or early September. ... When planting alfalfa, producers should keep the following in mind: Test the soil.