Droughty Grass

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Droughty Grass

Post by Stocker Steve » Thu May 21, 2020 5:38 am

We have been dry since February. Perhaps half an inch of rain. Grass is growing surprising well. OG and quack grass are charging in high fertility areas. Lower fertility spots look wind burned.


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Re: Droughty Grass

Post by Texasmark » Thu May 21, 2020 9:35 am

Funny the weather patterns this year. Considering the fire potential and rural emergency facilities availability, I think I would plow a firebreak around my place if there was any chance of a runaway fire like seems to be common these days. Before the county burn ban, the practice here was to burn off wheat stubble fields and 2 laps with a disc harrow around the field were the norm prior to setting the fire on a low wind day.

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Re: Droughty Grass

Post by Stickney94 » Thu May 21, 2020 2:50 pm

The SW corner of MN has been sunless for 3 weeks. Got plenty of moisture but nothing but thistles seem to be growing.

So is that a "sun drought"?

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Re: Droughty Grass

Post by Stocker Steve » Thu May 21, 2020 4:49 pm

End times...
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