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Old 08-06-2010, 10:06 AM
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Default Anyone over seed brassica into existing clover

I know a lot of guys are having good success overseeding brassicas into a dead field. anyone ever over seed light brassica into an established clover plot? figured a few turnips would keep the deer in my plot. However, i dont want to damage my clover plot.

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Old 08-06-2010, 10:07 AM
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Unless the clover is thinning it won't work very well, if at all.
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Plus, brassicas, with thier large leaves, will shade out the clover. Wait until the clover starts to finish its course, then plant brassicas to eat up all the nitrogen.
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Old 08-07-2010, 06:03 AM
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We are doing this with tillage radish to break up the hard pan soil. It seemed to work pretty well. I don't know why turnips would not do the same thing if seeded a little light. We have problems with weedy grasses in the clover. To take up extra N that weedy grasses love, we are over seeding with rye/oats one year and radish/turnips the next. Right now we need to get a good grass kill though. Good luck. Let us know how it went. "D"
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