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#2955792 - 09/24/12 05:55 PM a few plot pics
smstone22
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This clover has rebounded well from the June drought. This is Resolute, Patriot, Durana, and Ladino with a overseeding of wheat.



This is turnips and radishes with volunteer crimson clover. I took a existing plot of crimson clover that had seeded out, threw the turnips and radishes in and just sprayed gly over the top.



Winter wheat//crimson clover with clover/chicory to the right and radishes/turnips on top of the hill



Kieffer pear with white oak acorn for size reference.
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#2955804 - 09/24/12 06:07 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: smstone22]
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#2955853 - 09/24/12 06:58 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: Andy S.]
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Man your plots are purty! I need you to come to my place with your green thumb!
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#2955872 - 09/24/12 07:18 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: timberjack86]
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Yeah, I've never had a clover plot that looked that good. Just out of curiousity where do you buy your seed? Not trying to imply that is your key to success but .... just wondering.
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#2955876 - 09/24/12 07:21 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: BlountArrow]
smstone22
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That clover actually doesnt look as good as it has in previous years. Its never had a ounce of fertilizer. I buy seed at the Co-Op or Putnam Farm Supply generally. I ordered Durana from Cooper Seeds though.
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#2955887 - 09/24/12 07:25 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: smstone22]
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Have you ever tried Berseem clover? I did one year as it is supposed to generate more quickly than most clovers. It did very well and came up quicker but I think it is considered an annual although it can re-germinate I believe.
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#2955941 - 09/24/12 08:01 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: BlountArrow]
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looks good
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#2955953 - 09/24/12 08:11 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: BlountArrow]
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
Have you ever tried Berseem clover? I did one year as it is supposed to generate more quickly than most clovers. It did very well and came up quicker but I think it is considered an annual although it can re-germinate I believe.

Ive had it in some mixes but just like crimson because I can get it easier and have always had alot of luck with it reseeding itself even though its an annual. Ive got some crimson clover going on 3 years without me buying any more seed.
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#2956093 - 09/24/12 09:27 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: smstone22]
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Stone, all you do on your plots is spray after you Bushhog then spread the seed before a rain?
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#2956101 - 09/24/12 09:33 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: monsterbuck07]
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 Originally Posted By: monsterbuck07
Stone, all you do on your plots is spray after you Bushhog then spread the seed before a rain?

Yes but the winter wheat/crimson clover plots in these pics were disked this year. I have it on a 4 year rotation. 4 years of not disking, just mowing, spraying, seeding or mowing, seeding, spraying and then 1 year where I disk. To many years of not disking will result in compacted soil so you have to disk sometimes. This year I disked half of the 6 acres I planted, then next year I will disk the other half. Then I wont disk for 4 years.
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#2956102 - 09/24/12 09:33 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: monsterbuck07]
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Nice looking plots.
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#2956300 - 09/25/12 03:35 AM Re: a few plot pics [Re: Gravey]
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Good lookin plots!
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#2956521 - 09/25/12 08:28 AM Re: a few plot pics [Re: tn droptine]
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Looks good Steven!
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#2956544 - 09/25/12 08:43 AM Re: a few plot pics [Re: Bayou Buck]
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Very nice Steven!
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#2956638 - 09/25/12 09:53 AM Re: a few plot pics [Re: A.Hall]
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Good ones!
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#2957033 - 09/25/12 02:21 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: Food Plot 101]
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looks good,mine need some rain,but look ok
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#2958753 - 09/26/12 08:22 PM Re: a few plot pics [Re: smstone22]
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Great looking place!
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