No-Till Seeding of Forage Grasses and Legumes
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No-till seeding is a practical, cost-effective and environmentally sound way to establish forage crops. Certain basic guidelines will ensure successful no-till establishment, including: proper soil testing and amendment; killing existing vegetation to minimize competition with newly-planted seedlings; timely seeding management; using high quality seed; and controlling seeding depth. No-till can be used for complete replacement as well as to thicken existing stands. Several herbicides can be used for sod and weed control.
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May 6, 2019