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Alfalfa Stand Establishment - Pioneer

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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 ...

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

Planting Dates, Seeding Rates

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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 Establishment Establishing a Successful Alfalfa Crop

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

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

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Sowing Rate - Plant 10-12 pounds per acre of good seed. .... Spring Planting: Spring-sown alfalfa in Oklahoma is ... first summer for spring-sown alfalfa stands.

AGR-76: Alfalfa The Queen of the Forage Crops

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Alfalfa can be sown either in early spring or late summer in Kentucky. ... Planting alfalfa early in the late summer seeding period allows the plant to grow and ...

Late Summer Seeding in Alfalfa - University of Wisconsin-Extension

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

Growing Alfalfa - The Small Farm Resource

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Alfalfa or alfalfa-grass mixtures may be seeded using conventional seeding ... Plant as soon as a good seedbed can be prepared in spring or, for a mid- to ...

Planting Alfalfa: How To Grow Alfalfa - Gardening Know How

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Feb 25, 2016 ... Those living in cooler climates can plant alfalfa in spring while milder regions should opt for fall planting. Since alfalfa roots quickly, it doesn't ...

Alfalfa Management Guide - American Society of Agronomy

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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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Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa

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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  ...

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

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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

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“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 ...