With a late fall cutting and minimal snow, extension educators detail the importance of timely weed control in stressed alfalfa this spring. Plus — why planning cover crops for forage should begin immediately.
Freezing temperatures cause metabolic and cellular changes to our forage crops, specifically prussic acid formation and nitrate poisoning are the biggest concerns. Learn more about these issues and how to avoid them.
View six cover crop mixes seeded after wheat harvest, each planted for a specific objective, as well as how fertilizer affects biomass production. See also how planting date affects biomass production. Includes a no-till drill demonstration and various legume cover crops for nitrogen fixation.