- If not done in
October, soil test fields that will be seeded to forages next year.
Apply lime now to adjust soil pH.
- If the forage
is needed, a final harvest of alfalfa can be taken when growth has stopped
and the temperature drops to 24 F or lower.
- If needed, apply
fall herbicides for control of winter-annual weeds in legume fields.
- Continue grazing
summer-seeded brassica forage.
- Begin grazing
- Overgraze pastures
that are to be overseeded with legumes in February or March.
- Consider pasturing
corn stover as a feed cost reduction strategy.