Too late to cut JG hay?

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Too late to cut JG hay?

Postby Lazy M » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:16 pm

Cut a field that is heavy in JG grass around mid Sept. It has come back strong and is around 3-4 tall. It hasn't frosted yet here. Is it too late in the year to get another cut? Wasn't sure if there would be concern if I cut it this late for screwing up next year's stand.
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Re: Too late to cut JG hay?

Postby Rafter S » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:19 pm

3-4 tall. I assume that's feet, and not inches? In any case, I don't think you can hurt it by cutting it late.
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Re: Too late to cut JG hay?

Postby kenny thomas » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:22 pm

The sooner the better
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Re: Too late to cut JG hay?

Postby A.J. » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:59 pm

Lay it down. It should be fine. We typically get our last johnsongrass cutting mid October and the stand comes back fine the next year.
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Re: Too late to cut JG hay?

Postby Lazy M » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:11 am

Rafter S wrote:3-4 tall. I assume that's feet, and not inches? In any case, I don't think you can hurt it by cutting it late.

Yes, 3-4'
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