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#3261170 - 06/04/13 08:42 AM Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot
Mr. Hawk
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I am a newby to food plots. I got the quality deer management food plot book that all you recommended and put my first plot in this March with clover/chicory. I live out of town and just had a chance to check on it yesterday and the pics show what is going on. My question is: do i just need to mow down the weeds so that the clover can compete or should I spray, or both? There is lots of clover and chicory but the weeds are much higher. Also, not real sure how to upload the pics?

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#3261267 - 06/04/13 10:47 AM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: Mr. Hawk]
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If the grass is too high for spraying, mow high wait 2 weeks then spray
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#3261290 - 06/04/13 11:13 AM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: A.Hall]
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What ahall said. Also next time u do clover it does much better for me to plant in fall. I always roundup the area 2 weeks before planting and it makes a world of difference for weeds.
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#3261293 - 06/04/13 11:21 AM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: muddyboots]
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Well it was cleared with a dozer prior to planting but i probably should have sprayed. So you think it's best to definately spray after mowing?
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#3261320 - 06/04/13 12:04 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: Mr. Hawk]
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Yes u need to do away with those weeds.
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#3261321 - 06/04/13 12:06 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: muddyboots]
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What is the best spray for clover and chicory?
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#3261359 - 06/04/13 01:08 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: Mr. Hawk]
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#3261395 - 06/04/13 02:10 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: muddyboots]
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 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
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Yep, what he said
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#3261444 - 06/04/13 03:41 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: A.Hall]
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And don't forget the crop oil to mix with it.
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#3261491 - 06/04/13 04:52 PM Re: Need quick help regarding weeds new clover plot [Re: memfuzz]
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Crop oil?
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