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grass heading out

Post by littletom » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:19 pm

Noticed last couple days heading out short and thin. Cold wet spring i assume same as 15 i believe



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Re: grass heading out

Post by kenny thomas » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:20 pm

What kind of grass?
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Re: grass heading out

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:07 am

Fescue would be my guess.
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Re: grass heading out

Post by pricefarm » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:04 pm

Mine isn't heading out but seems like it is growing like it should.

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Post by Bigfoot » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:07 pm

Mines starting to put out a stem. Saw some today.
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Re: grass heading out

Post by 1982vett » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:29 pm

Baling the stuff around here....
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Re: grass heading out

Post by kenny thomas » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:34 pm

I am keeping the tops down by rotating but it will get ahead of me soon. Grass looks good but doesn't seem to be recovering fast yet.
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Re: grass heading out

Post by littletom » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:37 pm

Fescue is mostly what we have. But have also seen orchard grass and wheat heading out.

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Re: grass heading out

Post by talltimber » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:32 pm

Yep, been doing that a while now here. Not looking good for leaf growth. I'm going to start bush hogging some of it to see if it will take off again. We had the same issues last year, maybe a little worse than this year.

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Re: grass heading out

Post by kenny thomas » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:35 pm

littletom wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:37 pm
Fescue is mostly what we have. But have also seen orchard grass and wheat heading out.
Nothing but cheat has headed out here. That's sure not a good sign.
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Re: grass heading out

Post by Texasmark » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:41 am

The Fescue I planted a few years ago has headed out and browning. Interesting on the weather. Like most folks we are getting rain once a week so if one had a mind set to bale it would ruin. I fretted most every spring but this year it's kick back and enjoy the weather. Plan was to revitalize this pasture with Fescue and it is doing a marvelous job of growing seeds that will accomplish that goal. Even if I have to give away the crop this year, it will certainly be a good year for my hay patch.

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Re: grass heading out

Post by T & B farms » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:49 am

I’m spraying escort today. Some of our fescue is 3” tall and starting to head out. Lots of rain in the forecast, so I’m hoping the escort won’t set it back too much

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Re: grass heading out

Post by Banjo » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:54 am

Bluegrass is the first to head out here.....it looks like fescue sort of but a litle smaller and finer. Fescue and orchard grass is starting to head out here and there.

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Re: grass heading out

Post by talltimber » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:46 pm

I noticed some orchardgrass today that is starting to head out also.

What part of KY are you in, banjo?

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Re: grass heading out

Post by cowrancher75 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:29 am

some grass is about a foot here, some is 1/2...

no sun is making almost no growth.. cows are ready to break out

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