Thin clover

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Thin clover

Post by BFE » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:58 pm

I have a thin stand of red clover that I would like to put something with to make more bales by late summer. What would you all suggest, crabgrass, pearl millet or what? I will notill whatever I use in with a 15" planter or I can broadcast.



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Re: Thin clover

Post by ValleyView » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:51 pm

Maybe annual (Korean) lespedeza? I assume you don’t want something too tall such as Sorghum Sudan.
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Re: Thin clover

Post by HDRider » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:27 am

BFE wrote:
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I have a thin stand of red clover that I would like to put something with to make more bales by late summer. What would you all suggest, crabgrass, pearl millet or what? I will notill whatever I use in with a 15" planter or I can broadcast.
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Re: Thin clover

Post by BFE » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:34 pm

What's the best way to seed it, and how much would you put on?

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Re: Thin clover

Post by sim.-ang.king » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:13 am

Soybeans, or peas, they will grow with the clover, without chocking out any more of your clover like a summer grass can. Will also dry at the same rate as clover. JMO
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