A common question this time of year is, "Can I take another cutting of hay?" Taking a late cutting after alfalfa has gone dormant offers many positives, but does require proper management to reduce negative impacts on the stand. A dormant cutting adds to the grower’s hay supply and can reduce winter damage from mice and voles. The risk is increasing winter kill by exposing crowns to more ...
Fall cutting: Balancing the need for hay and stand health
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