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Late summer can be an excellent time to establish alfalfa and can result in excellent and productive stands next spring. ... Plant when soil conditions are right.


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 ...


Aug 15, 2016 ... Planting alfalfa this summer or fall? Romulo ... Lollato and Min say farmers should consider the following eight tips to optimize their alfalfa: 1.


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.


Apr 24, 2012 ... April is a good month to plant and establish a new stand of alfalfa. In fact, the ... “ Alfalfa is a small seed and should not be seeded too deep.


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 ...


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 ...


But your decision to late summer seed should be based on weather conditions ... Plant alfalfa varieties with high genetic potential for yields, quality, persistence ...


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 ...