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SODS FOR PASTURES

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Suggested Mixtures For Pastures
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Suggested Mixtures For Pastures








For ordinary conditions, Williams
suggests the following mixture for an acre of land:

Blue-grass 10 pounds
Timothy 6 pounds
Red-top 6 pounds
Orchard grass 4 pounds
Red clover 4 pounds
Alsike clover 2 pounds

For use on rather wet lands, and especially off the limestone, he
suggests:

Red-top 12 pounds
Blue-grass 8 pounds
Timothy 4 pounds
Alsike clover 4 pounds

Hunt recommends the following as a basis, to be modified to suit
varying conditions:

Timothy 15 pounds
Kentucky blue-grass 10 pounds
Meadow fescue 2 pounds
Red clover 4 pounds
Alsike clover 3 pounds
White clover 2 pounds

The Cornell station recommends the following for good land:

Timothy 8 to 12 pounds
Kentucky blue-grass 4 pounds
Meadow fescue 1 to 4 pounds
Orchard grass 1 to 4 pounds
Red clover 6 pounds
Alsike clover 3 pounds
White clover 1 to 2 pounds

For poor lands it recommends this mixture:

Timothy 8 to 12 pounds
Red-top 4 pounds
Canadian blue-grass 4 pounds
Red clover 6 pounds
Alsike clover 3 pounds
White clover 1 pound

Zinn, of West Virginia, recommends the following mixture for permanent
pasture:

Timothy 4 pounds
Red-top 4 pounds
Orchard grass 4 pounds
Kentucky blue-grass 7 pounds
Red clover 2 pounds
Alsike clover 2 pounds
White clover 1 pound





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