Alfalfa in the Deep South: Three Things to do by Spring

Judicious management of alfalfa including maintaining proper fertility and regular scouting of weeds and insect pets will help to increase stand persistence.
( University of Georgia

Right now is the opportune time to implement management plans that can impact the entire alfalfa growing season. Taking the time to get out in your field and making informed decisions can help in regards to fertility needs and pest control. Below are three things to do by spring:

1) Fertilize for Stands to Survive
Soil fertility is one of the most important inputs in establishing and maintaining Alfalfa stands. Making sure you have the proper environment at planting is only the first step in Alfalfa management, continuing to pay attention and have timely fertility applications throughout the life of your stand improves both stand longevity and yield. Potassium fertilization is key, especially when managing alfalfa in the Deep South. Whether on Piedmont or Coastal Plains soils – now is the time to prepare for your first potassium application. Some things to remember:

  • Don’t Guess, Soil Test! In late winter/early spring, take a soil test to determine what your macro- and micronutrient needs are prior to fertilization.
  • Micronutrients such as boron and molybdenum are very important in alfalfa stand maintenance. Molybdenum should be applied every other year in spring before new shoots reach 2 to 3 inches in height.
  • Pay Attention to Potassium! Stand longevity and improved yields have been seen when potassium applications are split across the growing season. In Piedmont soils, two (spring and summer) or three (spring, summer, fall) applications should be sufficient; Coastal Plain soils do not hold K as well as heavier soils therefore more frequent applications are recommended beginning in later winter and continuing through fall.

2) Meet Forage Needs by Controlling Weeds
The first step in weed management is being judicious with weed identification and control before the weeds are large and a visible problem. Right now is a great time to get out in your field and identify if you have weeds that can have a negative impact on alfalfa yield and quality and to develop a management plan for current and potential future weed control.
For effective control of potential problem weeds including annual grasses and broadleaves such as crabgrass, foxtails, henbit, and pigweed, consider a pre-emergent herbicide application in the spring before weed seed has germinated and alfalfa has reached 6 inches in growth.

3) When in Doubt, Scout
There are a wide variety of insect pests that love to attack Alfalfa in the Deep South. The best way to know if you have a pest problem and if it needs to be treated is by scouting your field on a regular basis. Pay attention to the time of year, know what pests are likely present during that time, and know what specific symptoms to look for. The use of sweep nets and/or the “bucket method” can be helpful in determining insect presence and thresholds for treatment. Scouting should occur often throughout the year, at least weekly during the active growing season, and field reports should be maintained to help determine if an insect population is increasing or decreasing and what treatments have been or may need to be applied.
Insects to be on the lookout now through spring: Alfalfa Weevil and Aphids

Judicious management of alfalfa including maintaining proper fertility and regular scouting of weeds and insect pets will help to increase stand persistence.

For specific fertility and herbicide recommendations for your area, please contact your local extension office and state extension webpage.


Restricted HTML

  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
1 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Submitted by Miller Adams on Sun, 02/18/2018 - 07:10

Hello, I am out here to spread this good news to the entire world on how i got my ex-lover back. I was going crazy when my lover left me for another man last month, But when i met a friend that introduce me to Dr OGUNDU the great, I narrated my problem to Dr Ogundu about how my ex-lover left me and also how i needed her back. He only said to me that i have come to the right place where I will be getting my heart desire. He told me what i need to do, after it was done, 2 days later my lover called me on phone and was saying she was sorry for leaving and pleaded for forgiveness. I am so happy and overwhelmed that i have to tell this to the entire world. You can contact Dr OGUNDU through this email address and get all your problems solved. No problem is too big for him to solve. Contact him direct on: And get your problems solve like mine


1. Getting your lover or husband back
2. Divorce Spells
3. Lottery spell
4. Marriage spell
5. to satisfy your partner sex desire
6. Prosperity spell
7. Protection spell
8. Get a job spell
9. lost love spell
10.break up spell
11. Getting your money back
12. Child spell
13. Pregnancy spell
14. Freedom spell
15. Love spell
16. Success or pass spell
17. Supernatural power spell
18. Avenging spell
19. Popularity spell
20. Loose weight and body spell

Submitted by PilarSchaeffer on Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:20

A wonderful post for the farmers this post will lead to increase their knowledge about the fertilizer and their usage. This post is really helpful and informative. Keep sharing such posts. A fresh material is used to tell people and check review for the unique material. I salute the person who have posted this.

Submitted by Jeff Wolf on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 05:50

Dr Jack cast a lottery spell for me and i won $2,000,000..Read my review and contact him now for your own lottery winning numbers.

Words are not enough to express my profound gratitude for the wonderful thing that Dr. Jack did for me. Have anybody heard of this great spell caster who help to win Lottery and clear all your debts and buy your self a big house and car and also have a comfortable life living. His Lottery spell is wonders and work very fast. He help me to won a big money that change my life and my family. Recently i won $2,000,000 (TWO MILLIONS DOLLARS) It was a dream come true for me and my family. Your Lottery spell made wonders and miracles. Thank you so much sir for dedicating your time to cast the Lottery spell for me.I am extremely grateful for the Lottery spell you did for me. If you want to win lottery like me all you need to do is contact the voodoo spell caster that give me the rightful wining numbers of the below email or call him +2348138289852

Jeff Wolf and i am from United states

Submitted by KAREN HARGER on Sat, 04/14/2018 - 03:26

By definition, the lottery is a game of luck and chance.Lottery is not a good idea since it has a lot of negative factors that are included along with this idea. Negative factors such as lottery wastes your money, it builds the habit of being greedy and also can harm your life in the long term.It leads to addictions spending all your life savings on buying tickets this are the advise of my relations before today!!!
Everyone wants to win the lottery. Whenever jackpots get to record breaking highs you and everyone in your family goes out and buys several numbers hoping and dreaming that one of the tickets will change your life forever. While most of us will never experience the financial bliss that is winning several million dollars, there are some people out there who have had the luxury of this vast amount of free money but will never divulge the sources of such favor most time you feel they understands the odds better but the truth is most huge winners of the betting has untold tales to tell the world on how it all happened.
I'm KAREN HARGER; I have always wanted to be able to not live paycheck to paycheck or have any debt. I worked in accounting for about 14years and was barely able to make ends meet. It seemed like any time I moved up in the company and received a raise, my living expenses would go up significantly and I was never able to get ahead. Today i'm here to share my turning point testimony about Dr Savior who help me with the lucky winning numbers for (IA LOTTERY DRAWS) I won 1,000,000$ in my IA play lottery draws, I took an advice from a testifiers who talked about this great spell caster called Dr Savior, the testifiers placed a testimonies on a blog saying how Dr Savior helped her win the lottery by casting a luck lottery spell for her to win a lottery game, I was curious and I thought it was all joke not until I contacted this spell caster to know for myself how this work cause I have spend a lot buying tickets and I never win. I contacted him and he told me the necessary thing that need to be done and I did it and he told me to wait for 3 days and truly he gave me the winning numbers to play the lottery which I did, Can you believe my name was the first among winners. If you're determined and believe in winning the lottery draws you can contact the great spell caster today to get your winning numbers!!!!


Submitted by Adrienne Bernardo on Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:15

Contact Dr Sambo now for Lottery Spell winning numbers Email:

My name is Adrienne Bernardo I Live in:New Jersey, I am 55 years old,I want you to know how Dr Sambo helped me, he is do generous with lottery winning numbers, early this year 2018 I contacted him for a Canadian lottery number, he gave me and I won $750,000,000 SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS I still can’t believe people could have this kind of powers in this modern days. Dr Sambo is the best, he put a smile on my face and my family is rich now. Everybody must be rich, contact Dr Sambo for lucky winning numbers and be rich all your life. Contact him now, it doesn’t matter where you are ,it doesn’t matter your status in life,just contact him and he will sully help you okay... Email: or
Dr. Sambo Whats,App.+2348145810121

Submitted by lefoyoficu on Sun, 04/15/2018 - 16:33

The customers will be asked some simple questions they should provide the answers based on their satisfaction. In the survey, the customers have to answer about their personal experience at a mcdvoicestore.

Submitted by Warren Boswell on Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:11

I keep on getting emails from those that need spell to get there ex-lover back, win lotteries and get help of so many kind on my email to help them. I have done my part for coming out openly to testify of the goodness of the spell caster that cast the spell that made me win my lottery of $15,000,000.00 after going through some process. NOTE: HE DON'T CAST SPELL FOR FREE.
Are you from America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East or were ever you are from on earth. I am happy to display my identity that contains my pictures, email address and my home address. I am doing this because of the desperate people online like me before that was just so much confused and don't know what to do that made me fall into wrong and fraud spell casters online hands. Its shocking to me till this moment that i finally won $15,000,000.00 after going to so many places here in the states to get help to make me win lottery in a very easy way. You are really mighty as said by your posts and one of the millions of people you have helped with lottery spell before called Mari. I know many people in the states and in the world has given up on trying to win a lottery or have given up trying to contact a magician or a spell caster for any kind of help to solve any form of difficulty. If you are one of them,you are right by given up. i did give up before on trying to win a lottery,because it was never favorable for me at all as i will always not win. Because i have never won as i have tried my luck several times,i have to go seek for the help of a magician here in the states and i used three magicians to try to win but still to no luck and i spent close to $6,200.00 dollars on the magic help i was getting from this woman here is Florida still no win for me as her magic was not powerful enough to enable me win a lottery. At this point i was devastated and don't know what to do again that can help. As for me i was getting no younger on my age and i have seen that the only way for me to get millions of dollars was only through lottery because i see my Job to be feeding and taking care of my family and not to save millions of dollars in a life time. After a deep thought again that i am not getting younger, Something inside me said to me that i must not give up on my dream to win millions on lottery someday. My problem was now, Since i can not win lottery with my natural luck and i have tried a magician face to face here in Florida, What will i do next was the question i begin to ask myself for weeks till i stumble on a post by some spell caster that he can grant ones help on anything. I contacted him and he also worked for me and still no luck for me to win lottery after spending almost $2,800.00 dollars on the spell he promised to cast for me to win lottery. To everyone out there, This is my main focus and why i took it upon myself to parade the internet just to tell everybody that needs a spell caster online to be very very careful and know that there are more of lies and fraud spell casters online than just the ones that are real that can grant you 100% result if you contact them. Coming online to seek for a spell caster to cast a spell for me to win lottery was another disaster to me as i was deceived by four spell caster that made away with almost $7,800.00 dollars without result. It was my wife that now came home and showed me the testimony of Mari her colleague in the office refereed her to that won just the sum of $75,000.00 with the help of a spell caster called Dr Ajayi Ololo after telling him about how i have tried to win a lottery. My wife advised me and begged me to give the spell caster a try that she know that i have been hurt badly by other fake spell caster and magician in the past, That she was told that this spell caster called Dr Ajayi Ololo make the impossible possible in life as that is his work and his work is 100% guaranteed to get any form of help from him. Really we contact him and he sent us a form to fill out after almost 2 hours of contacting him and we did all he instructed and in just 48 hours he called me personally on the phone to tell me that he is done with my work that i can go try my look that i will win noting less than $15,000,000.00. To me i was just like i have heard all this before either from the magician here or the fake spell caster parading themselves to be to real before. But i did went to try his work and with all heavenly truth his words came to pass just as he has said it. Till this moment all, My mouth is not wide enough to say thank you to him because he really prove to me that there are still hard working spell casters that can make the impossible possible in can reach me also on Facebook to verify more and also you out there that is tired of life either because of one condition or the other you find yourself, I am online this day because of you. Just email: to resolve and grant permanent solution to that problem. His spell worked for Mari, That we read his post and it worked for me and without negotiations to you out there it will work for you.

Submitted by walace on Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:10

Hello to every one out there i am Hodge Wallace i want to use this great opportunity share this my testimony, I use to be a very poor man who has always not find luck when it comes to playing the lottery, I have been playing lottery since i was 26 years and now i am 47, meaning i have been playing the lottery for 21 years. The biggest fund i have ever won in my life was 600 bucks. But one day my story turns to history after i find this man name Dr Igido on the Internet that he is the best when it comes to winning of lottery. This man is a very strong voodoo doctor who gives out the numbers that can never fail. After all my years of laboring and struggling to win the lottery i finally won ( $56,000,000) Dr Igido is the name, email is he is the only way to win the lottery and it is the can also contact him on whats-app this mobile Number +19492163750

Submitted by Jones on Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:02

Here is my testimony of how i win the lottery,I have been playing the lottery for the past 20yrs and i have never won anything and i keep trying hoping one day i will win but i still could not win anything. So i decide to go for more research on the internet if i could get some tips to improve my chances of winning,there i saw a comment of how Dr Kumar help a woman name carina gomez to win $50million and i decide to give him a try and i contacted him on the email that was provided on the comment ( and i explain my problem to him and Dr Kumar cast spell on the winning numbers and gave them to me to play, I pick up my ticket and tick the numbers he gave to me and i won the sum of $110m (ONE HUNDRED AND TEN MILLION DOLLARS). I am so grateful to Dr Kumar for helping me to win the lottery and if you also need his help,email him at: and also Whatsapp him on +2347051705853 and he will also help you win and make you happy like me today.

Submitted by Greiner Chad on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:47

Money Spell Win Lottery spell Business spell | Lotto spell call +12057193764
When you do not have the financial freedom to do as you wish life can take a toll on you and your family.
Money spell can help increase financed in many ways. We can help with business spells, lottery spells, getting people to pay you back and gambling spells.
Little Lottery Spell- Are you looking for a jackpot win on either a scratch off ticket or the little lottery? This spell can be directed at either type of lottery game in your area to produce a onetime jackpot win. Better Odds Gambling Spell - Do you go to the casinos and gamble frequently?
This spell will increase the odds of your natural win when you go to gamble. You will see larger, more frequent wins.
Double Power Gambling Spell - Are you a big gambler and want to make sure that you win over and over?
This spell will bring several large wins at the casino playing table games and slot machines.
Call Dr olokum or whatsapp his Africa branch on +2348158836673 contact his united state office on call/text +12057193764 email him on