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#392148 - 09/11/07 04:24 PM Want to plant alfalfa
Anonymous TnDeer Old Timer

I believe I'm going to try some alfalfa. Any suggestions for a successful alfalfa plot? Seems I've heard it takes some special care or prep. Anyone tried it in northeast Tn?
#392161 - 09/11/07 04:40 PM Re: Want to plant alfalfa [Re: ]
12 Point

Registered: 06/03/04
Posts: 5133
Loc: Southern Wayne CO and NW Alaba...

Good luck....Pray for rain and have a sprayer ready...And remember, Alfalfa will put a toxin the ground that won't allow much of anything to grow for a while if you decide to change next year.

Or so my buddy in Nebraska tells me.
Official BTR Scorer in NW Alabama and southern middle Tennessee

#392279 - 09/11/07 06:14 PM Re: Want to plant alfalfa [Re: ]
10 Point

Registered: 12/17/02
Posts: 4282
Loc: Bradyville, TN USA

PH level MUST be between 6.7 to 7.0 and must have the exact amount of fertilizer recommended from a soil test for a feild going into alfalfa. It must be maintained by spraying and cutting ,. and you must hold the ph level at all times.

Imperial alfa-rack plus is extremely hard to beat if you want alfalfa and can grow it and maintain it.
QDMA member...Cannon co.
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#393516 - 09/12/07 12:29 PM Re: Want to plant alfalfa [Re: ]
Darkthirty II
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Registered: 02/28/07
Posts: 534

I may be wrong, but don't they make a round up ready version?
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