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Forage Managment Calendar

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  • Scout alfalfa fields for heaving and winter injury. If severe, make plans to thicken stand with grass or make plans to rotate to another crop.
  • Begin scouting for alfalfa weevil in late April.
  • Plant cool-season forages when soil is suitable.
  • Apply nitrogen to grass pastures and hay fields at greenup.
  • Begin grazing Be aware of bloat or grass tetany potential and take proper precautions.
  • Remove grazing livestock from fall-seeded small grains prior to jointing.