MaxQ Fescue Seed cost

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sizmic

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We mix in orchard grass to stem the cost and the fescue eventually takes over.

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Yep, that stuff isn't cheap. I'm still trying to figure out how they justify grass seed costing that much. :roll:
 

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Dido! I just priced some in my area and it's running $143.75 per 25lb bag...YIKES!
 

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if managed correctly the endophyte free varieties (at least Bronson) will perform well. Ask Tony at athens seed in GA.

http://www.athensseed.com/

he has had max q and bronson side by side for 5 years on his farm with no difference.
 

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What do you mean by managed properly? Does it require special needs?
 

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RD-Sam":143y2n5k said:
What do you mean by managed properly? Does it require special needs?

Managed properly probably means not grazing it to the dirt and abusing it the way most people do with KY31.
 

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very well put Dun. for both bronson and maxq you'll need to only graze down to 4-5 inches during the summer months. cattle like both of these fescues better than "hot" k-31 so if you let them they will graze bronson and maxq into the ground, killing the plants. however cattle don't like the "hot" k-31 as much so in most cases they will naturally not graze it into the ground.
 

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