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Alabama Planting Guide for Forage Grasses
Jennifer M. Johnson, Don Ball
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Pages / Length: 5
Publication Date: 07/26/2013

One of the most important steps in producing forage crops, as other crops, is the planting operation. It is essential to start with high-quality seed of a recommended variety. Also, if the wrong seeding rate is used, if the seed is planted at the wrong time, if it's planted at the wrong depth, etc., the chances of producing a good yield are reduced or eliminated. In fact, there are probably more possibilities for a producer to make yield-reducing errors during planting than at any other time, especially in the production of forage crops. This publication folds out to display a convenient planting guide suitable for posting.