Verified FBN Member (MN)

Agronomy

Cut now or fertilize and wait

My 2nd crop is still very short, 1st crop ran great, but now I'm wondering if I'd be better off feeding it and letting it grow until mid August, it's a grass alfalfa mix but heavier on the grass side.

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

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My advice is to cut assuming your slow growth is due to lack of rain, and your alfalfa is at 10 percent (or more) bloom. We were in a simil...

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

My experience over the last 33 years tells me you should cut it now if the alfalfa is in bud or bloom then fertilize when you get rain. Even...

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Verified FBN Member (VA)

It’s hard to give advice on this because no one knows what your soil test says… Do a soil test and see what your levels are.. So that way yo...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Our second crop of alfalfa was short like that too, but since it was alfalfa we had to cut it because it was blooming. We decided to cut it ...

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