To maximize spring regrowth, follow these simple steps.
- Leave 3-4 inches of stubble in the fall
- Soil test and apply lime, P and K.
- Maintain >30% clover or apply N.
- Control weeds if necessary.
- Apply 30-40 lbs nitrogen per acre for quicker greenup
Go to the UK Forage website under the grazing tab to see the complete time lapse video showing spring regrowth between a rested pastures and a heavily grazed pasture. ~ Dr. Ray Smith and Gabriel Roberts