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#3736766 - 08/18/14 04:28 PM crimson clover?
THE DUKE
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Whats spread rate per acre thks
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#3736784 - 08/18/14 04:52 PM Re: crimson clover? [Re: THE DUKE]
Hunter 257W
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Registered: 10/04/12
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For a pure clover stand about 8 lbs/acre should do the job.
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#3736832 - 08/18/14 05:47 PM Re: crimson clover? [Re: Hunter 257W]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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I use 15 to 20 lbs/acre
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#3737136 - 08/19/14 10:25 AM Re: crimson clover? [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
THE DUKE
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Thks guys
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#3737385 - 08/19/14 02:15 PM Re: crimson clover? [Re: THE DUKE]
feathersandfur2214
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Registered: 02/20/11
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Loc: Roane Co, TN

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Pure stand is recommended at 20 lbs/acre.In my mixture I use 7 lbs/acre crimson clover, 20 lbs oats, 20 lbs cereal rye, 3 lbs brassica mixture.
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#3738343 - 08/20/14 02:55 PM Re: crimson clover? [Re: feathersandfur2214]
tickweed
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A great soil builder. I ran corn behind some this yr., and its the best I have ever had. However, red is cheaper, if considering the amount it takes per acre.
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#3740644 - 08/21/14 09:52 PM Re: crimson clover? [Re: tickweed]
MickThompson
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Registered: 08/09/06
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Loc: Cookeville, Tennessee

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UT extension recommends 25# pure live seed per acre. Most clover seed comes with a seed coat, so you may end up needing closer to 40# bulk seed/acre to get a full seeding rate. I like crimson clover because it seeds out and dies in the summer, so I don't have to worry about drought. I have had stands that reseeded themselves 5 for 5 years after the initial planting.
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