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Late summer forage and cover crop establishment

Late summer forage and cover crop establishment

Plan now for summer seeding of forages. Your greatest chances for success in establishing a new field of forages will be in those fields that are seeded early.  If the field where you are planning to establish forage this year isn’t scheduled for early harvest, you may want to rethink your plan.

This was a difficult spring for establishing forages, especially alfalfa. Many newly seeded alfalfa fields either failed to establish or have a thin stand....




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