oscarsteve":3ue1nzxo said:Put 24 acres on the ground today. About 15 acres of ryegrass, clover, vetch, and some lespedeza. And about 9 acres of ryegrass, oats, and rye. Hope the weather forecast holds true.
oscarsteve":sfz2fdzb said:Put 24 acres on the ground today. About 15 acres of ryegrass, clover, vetch, and some lespedeza. And about 9 acres of ryegrass, oats, and rye. Hope the weather forecast holds true.
oscarsteve":1lzs9iq0 said:Cowman: I don't think I want to put a number on how many bales it'll turn out out. This is the first time I've overseeded the hayfields (15 acres) with ryegrass. I did it in hopes of getting a better quality, and quantity, with my first cutting of the season. Also, I cut about 9 acres of the winter grazing that I knew the cows wouldn't be able to utilize before it would be lost due to the warm weather. BTW, this is NOT Marshall ryegrass but Gulf ryegrass. Pictures below show what I did today. It's drying pretty quickly. In the background of the first picture you can see some of the land that we recently had cleared with younger ryegrass on it. In the background of the 2nd picture you see another area of the land clearing endeavor that is awaiting a final disking with the smoothing harrow followed by the cultipacker, and then seeding. Got to get the hay up first and then I'll get back to it.
oscarsteve":39o2h3r1 said:Finished up yesterday afternoon. Took longer to get it dried than I thought, even with the good weather conditions. Fluffed about 10 acres 3 times in consecutive days. The rest I only fluffed twice. It takes a while to get it all done when you're working by yourself and only have one tractor. AND one area of 14 acres is almost 6 miles from the other 10 acres. Got 55 rolls 4' x 5'. Averaged almost 2.5 rolls/acre. Should be pretty good quality.