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Alfalfa Stand Establishment - Pioneer


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 ...

Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa


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 too late unless you  ...

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Feb 10, 2007 ... This was what we did to get the alfalfa going in 2006.

Seeding grasses with alfalfa: This old idea makes cents today : Dairy ...


Years ago, mixing grasses with alfalfa was standard practice, whether seeding ... A small grain or Italian/annual ryegrass companion crop with a spring seeding ...

Alfalfa: Consider late summer seeding | Hoards Dairyman


“Summer seeding also boosts first-year yields compared to spring seeding. With a spring planting, 40 to 60 percent of full season yields are expected. A late ...

Spring Fever Alfalfa - Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension ...


sign as it means producers are thinking about planting in the spring which is not recommended in. West Texas for several reasons. With alfalfa selling at good ...

Alfalfa Establishment Establishing a Successful Alfalfa Crop


This guide discusses how to establish a successful alfalfa crop, including soil ... crop preceding the new alfalfa stand ... In general, spring planting of legumes.

Late Summer Seeding in Alfalfa - University of Wisconsin-Extension


Increased first year yield compared to spring seeding. • Weeds are primarily controlled by pre-plant cultivation or burn down, reducing the need for herbicides.

Spring is a good time to plant alfalfa in Kansas - Midwest Producer


Mar 21, 2012 ... ... time to plant alfalfa in KansasMANHATTAN, Kan. - Although most alfalfa is planted in the fall in Kansas, spring is also a good time for planting,

Alfalfa Management Guide - American Society of Agronomy


Wisconsin alfalfa plant, page 1; ... weevils; grasshopper; pea aphids; plant ..... spring. Autotoxic compounds are not present the first year. ▫. Reseed gaps in new  ...

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G4550 Alfalfa - MU Extension - University of Missouri


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.

Planting Dates, Seeding Rates


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  ...

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


Spring Planting: Spring-sown alfalfa in Oklahoma is more risky than fall plantings. This is primarily due to more problems with strong drying winds, insects, ...