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aginfotoday.com/News/Considerations-for-Planting-Alfalfa-in-Spring-2017-05-15/15939

May 15, 2017 ... Here are some considerations to keep in mind when planting alfalfa this growing season.

www.croppingcentralllc.com/pdf/resources/agronomy/alfalfa/alfalfa-stand-establishment-cf.pdf

A firm seedbed is critical for successful alfalfa ... Plant 12 to 18 lbs. of pure live seed (PLS) per acre ... Oats are the primary nurse crop, but spring wheat or barley ...

extension.missouri.edu/p/G4550

Alfalfa is the most productive legume for Missouri, with potential yields .... You can plant alfalfa in early spring or late summer north of the Missouri river.

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 ... Spring is a good time to plant alfalfa in KansasMANHATTAN, Kan. - Although most alfalfa is planted in the fall in Kansas, spring is also a good ...

www.aces.uiuc.edu/vista/html_pubs/grassroots/planting.html

In the northern quarter of Illinois, spring seedings for hay and pasture species ... Seeding alfalfa at 18 pounds per acre has produced 0.2- to 0.4-ton higher yields  ...

pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2584/PSS-2089web.pdf

cumstances” related to alfalfa stand establishment follows the checklist discussion. .... Spring Planting: Spring-sown alfalfa in Oklahoma is more risky than fall ...

ocj.com/2012/04/april-a-great-time-for-planting-alfalfa

Apr 24, 2012 ... April is a good month to plant and establish a new stand of alfalfa. ... Planting too late in spring can result in plants that can't tolerate summer ...

cestanislaus.ucanr.edu/files/111007.htm

Thekey is to plant the hay at the time which will be most conducive to theformation of a ... in the late '70's which compared yieldsof spring and fall planted alfalfa.

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

Sep 1, 2009 ... Have soil test results in hand well before planting alfalfa. ... In the spring, aphids can suck the life out of a stand, and you won't know it until it's ...

extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/pdf/g2247.pdf

top 2 to 3 feet of the soil to field capacity before planting alfalfa. Pre-irrigation, if .... delay seeding until the next spring than to risk seeding into dry soil in late ...