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Frost Seeding Now For a Better Pasture This Summer

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

Its a good time of year to get the seeds on the ground so they have enough time to get into the soil and won’t be eaten by other critters.

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It’s Time for Frost Seeding Legumes

By   /  February 22, 2016  /  Forage, NRCS, Pasture Health  /  3 Comments

If you have any frost-seeding of legumes to do, now is the prime time to get it done. It is important to try and get some seed to soil contact if possible when broadcast seeding. This can be accomplished by carefully grazing the forages down more than normal prior to seeding, using a toothed harrow […]

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Frost Seeding Red Clover in Hay Fields and Pastures

By   /  March 20, 2013  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Frost Seeding Red Clover in Hay Fields and Pastures

Sugaring season is here, and that means that it is also time to frost-seed red clover in your pastures and hay fields if you have it in your mind to do it at all. If you are interested in a low-cost method of increasing forage yield and quality in hay fields and pastures, read on….

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Winter Frost-Seeding For Better Summer Pastures

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

From January 2017, Genevieve’s tips can help you adjust your winter grazing now for frost-seeding to prep for summer. Frost-seeding is one form of over-seeding, in which you can use legumes to economically and quickly thicken a pasture or a perennial hayfield in late winter. Though no-till drilling has more guarantee of success, frost seeding […]

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How to Frost Seed to Add Legumes to Your Pastures

By   /  February 10, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

Folks have been asking about this recently. From January 2017, Genevieve’s tips can help you adjust your winter grazing now for frost-seeding for a better pasture this summer. Frost-seeding is one form of over-seeding, in which you can use legumes to economically and quickly thicken a pasture or a perennial hayfield in late winter. Though […]

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