Planting Date Guidelines for Cool-season Pasture and Forage Crops

R. Keith Collins  |  8/9/2011 12:47:43 AM

CROP:  GRASSES   

PREPARED SEED BEDS

SOD PLANTING

Tall Fescue        

Sept. 20 - Oct. 15   

       --

Oats    

Sept. 1 - Oct. 15 (N LA)

Approx. Oct. 1

Cereal Rye

Sept. 20 - Oct. 15

Approx. Oct. 15

Annual Ryegrass

Sept. 20 - Oct. 15

Approx. Oct. 15

Wheat

Sept. 20 - Oct. 15

Approx. Oct. 15

 

 

 

 

 

CROP:  LEGUMES

PREPARED SEED BEDS

SOD PLANTING

Alfalfa Oct. 5 - Oct. 20        --
Arrowleaf Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
Berseem Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
Crimson Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
Red Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
Subterranean Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
White Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15
Ball Clover Oct. 1 - Nov. 15 Oct. 15 - Nov. 15

For more information about cool season grasses and forages contact your local Extension office at 728-3216 or visit our website at www.lsuagcenter.com/richland.

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