Alfafa - Page 3 - Deer Hunting Forums
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #21 of 50 (permalink) Old 05-12-2010, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
I planted bulls eye it is adapted for my area
I sprayed it for weeds today i hope i didn't mess up
You can spray alfalfa with 2 4 D i used weed b gone from wally world at 2qt per acre
It should work..i hope
when i knock the weeds down i will put some pics up
it is looking real good
delbert is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 50 (permalink) Old 05-14-2010, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
I did get a little worried my alfalfa did do a twist
when i put on my old man walmart reading glasses
it had a lot of ingredients..it diddnt say 2,4,d
I checked the cem names on the net and it came back 2,4,d
I thought i was going to get sick
but i feel better now
delbert is offline  
post #23 of 50 (permalink) Old 08-09-2010, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
Things just went bad after the spraying
No rain for 7 weeks i just burned down
Finally had a good chance for rain got some beans & Milo seed in the ground
Got a 6" rain and drowned them out
Im starting to feel like a farmer
I did get 2 mixed plots in the ground the last 2 weeks that have caught some small rains and look promising
I have round up on the Alfalfa plot for a fall replant
We did pick up a old 6ft grove roller just for the asking .. its just like a cultipacker with out the notches and the small seed really seams to like it
I have a lot of ground ready and im just waiting for the rains to come back
Glad to be back
delbert is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #24 of 50 (permalink) Old 08-09-2010, 07:23 PM
ronn
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Quote:
Originally Posted by delbert View Post
Things just went bad after the spraying
No rain for 7 weeks i just burned down
Finally had a good chance for rain got some beans & Milo seed in the ground
Got a 6" rain and drowned them out
Im starting to feel like a farmer
I did get 2 mixed plots in the ground the last 2 weeks that have caught some small rains and look promising
I have round up on the Alfalfa plot for a fall replant
We did pick up a old 6ft grove roller just for the asking .. its just like a cultipacker with out the notches and the small seed really seams to like it
I have a lot of ground ready and im just waiting for the rains to come back
Glad to be back
pssst, you are a farmer. grin if it walks like a duck, has feathers like a duck, and quacks like a duck.........
post #25 of 50 (permalink) Old 08-09-2010, 08:54 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 8,378
Nice to hear back Delbert, weather man its either perfect or a killer. Son is testing a small plot in my garden, same stuff he planted in PA. Shot Plot has about 30% clover and rye grass but no till and growing pretty well in the garden. May just go to something like this if it grows in PA.
Hunting Man is offline  
post #26 of 50 (permalink) Old 08-10-2010, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
I havent seen that in no till yet HM
Its nice to be back ...
We got 2 1/4" today i hope the rains dont get out of control
But the clouds have kept us in the 90s instead of the 100s
delbert is offline  
post #27 of 50 (permalink) Old 08-10-2010, 09:20 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 8,378
If we could have 1/2 your rain delbert. I have 3/4"cracks in my yard and Lake Erie is 50 yds away! Can't set up an intake system as road separates the lake and me.
Hunting Man is offline  
post #28 of 50 (permalink) Old 09-01-2010, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
HM that was the last rain we got
We have a good one i hope moving in tonight
If we can get it were going to put all are fall plots in this weekend
delbert is offline  
post #29 of 50 (permalink) Old 09-08-2010, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
That rain never came
WE planted 2 plots 1 1/2 acres over the holiday weekend in the dry dirt and grove rolled them in .
We got the perfect slow rainy day yesterday and to day lucky
I have my alfalfa plot rolled and ready ,I didn't want to plant that with out the moisture, When the rain stops im going to jump in and scratch it ,seed it , and hit it with the grove roller
delbert is offline  
post #30 of 50 (permalink) Old 09-12-2010, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
B&C 160 Class
 
delbert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
We replanted the alfalfa Friday afternoon the ground was perfect
then we caught another slow 3/4" rain sat morning
all the plots that went in last weekend are up
delbert is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Deer Hunting Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome