Y'all been spraying?

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Y'all been spraying?

Postby ClinchValley » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:32 am

Would now be a good time to spray in hopes of having some clover come hay time? I cut one field too short last summer, getting lots of weed sprouts. Giving good weather here first of the week. Warm Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Thought about spraying Sunday if it will dry off a bit. If not, Monday. Which would give a full day to two before rain might return.

Y'all been spraying yet?

Forage has gotten a lot better the last couple years. Hoping that soon i will be able to spray ever other year. (Pipe dream?) I really don't like the stuff.
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Postby greybeard » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:35 am

too wet and muddy
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby ClinchValley » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:53 am

It is definitely that. I'd go ahead if it would help the clover come out. By the time i got around to spraying last year i ended up having absolutely zero clover in hay.
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby MtnCows93 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:02 pm

depending on what your using it would probably wear off too fast and youd have clover and weeds both
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby bball » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:37 pm

Not yet...been shoveling snow. :)
2 more inches today and still coming down
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby kenny thomas » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:11 pm

I know we have been getting some warm days but I was always told the temp needed to be above 60.
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby ClodHopper37869 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:35 pm

kenny thomas wrote:I know we have been getting some warm days but I was always told the temp needed to be above 60.


UT Extension says " above 60 for 3 consecutive days"
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby chevytaHOE5674 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:53 am

Still 3 or 4 feet of snow on the ground and it was -18 two nights ago. Got a while yet.....
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby ALACOWMAN » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:31 am

suppose to be above 60 here for over a week, and now would be a good time.. But the ground wouldn't hold up.. Its rotten as a old apple...clover is coming on now.. Spring has snuck up on us...I suppose you have the wild butter cup like we do,and is easy killed right now..
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby hurleyjd » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:45 pm

ClinchValley wrote:Would now be a good time to spray in hopes of having some clover come hay time? I cut one field too short last summer, getting lots of weed sprouts. Giving good weather here first of the week. Warm Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Thought about spraying Sunday if it will dry off a bit. If not, Monday. Which would give a full day to two before rain might return.

Y'all been spraying yet?

Forage has gotten a lot better the last couple years. Hoping that soon i will be able to spray ever other year. (Pipe dream?) I really don't like the stuff.



Better look close you will have clover and weeds at the same time. I have crimson, yuchia,and Persian clover coming up now along with a yellow weed that I think might be called buttercup.
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Re: Y'all been spraying?

Postby ClinchValley » Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:58 pm

It has been plenty warm enough the last bit and they are calling for more to come. But the wind has been blowing nonstop.

There's so much clover that's came up that i'm considering not spraying now. Maybe just spray from the 4 wheeler in the bad places.

Spring sure does seem to have came early, no doubt. Green grass sure does something for my soul.
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