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SPECIAL SECTION: 2013 FORAGE GUIDE PEST PRODUCT RATE PER ACRE REMARKS Leafhoppers Baythroid XL 0.8-1.6 oz. Spray as needed. Cobalt 7-13 oz. 7 day Harvest interval- 13 oz, Alfalfa only. Lorsban 4E/others .5-1.0 pt. Spray when leafhoppers are present. Harvest interval 7-14 days depending on rate. For alfalfa only. Malathion 1.5-2.0 pts. Spray when leafhoppers are present. Effective only on young hoppers. For alfalfa only. Mustang Maxx 2.24-4.0 oz. Apply as insects appear in sufficient volume of water to ensure thorough coverage of foliage. Respect 2.24-4.0 oz. Apply as insects appear in sufficient volume of water to ensure thorough coverage of foliage. Silencer/Lambda Star/Province 1.92-3.20 oz. Spray as needed. Harvest interval: 1 day for forage, 7 days for hay. Stallion 5.0-11.75 oz Applications may be made up to 7 days of cutting. Steward 9.2-11.3 oz PHI is 7 days. REI is 4 hrs. Permethrin 4.0-8.0 oz. Spray when leafhoppers are present. Do not harvest for 7 days. For alfalfa only. Warrior II .96-1.6 oz. Spray as needed. Harvest interval: 1 day for forage, 7 days for hay. Cobalt 13-26 oz. 7 day Harvest interval- 13 oz, 14 day Harvest interval- 26 oz. Alfalfa only. Mustang Maxx 2.24-4.0 oz. Apply as insects appear in sufficient volume of water to ensure thorough coverage of foliage. Can be applied to pastures, mixed stands of alfalfa, and legume crops. Respect 2.24-4.0 oz. Apply as insects appear in sufficient volume of water to ensure thorough coverage of foliage. Can be applied to pastures, mixed stands of alfalfa, and legume crops. Silencer/Lambda Star/Province 1.92-3.2 oz. Timing and frequency of applications should be based on insect populations reaching economic thresholds. Webworms Stallion 5.0-11.75 oz Applications may be made up to 7 days of cutting. Warrior II .96-1.6 oz. Timing and frequency of applications should be based on insect populations reaching economic thresholds. Harvest interval: 1 day for forage, 7 days for hay Baythroid XL 2.8 oz. Do not harvest for 7 days. Pasture Seed Comparisons BENCHMARK PLUS ORCHARDGRASS • • • • • • • • • • Selected for persistence under heavy grazing Excellent plant vigor Early maturity Superior forage yield Great palatability Ideal for pastures or hay Drought tolerant Stem rust resistance Seed 15 to 20 lbs/acre in a pure stand 4 to 6 lbs, acre in a mixture no deeper than 1⁄2 inch BOOST PERENNIAL RYEGRASS • Superior yields of high-quality forage • Forage is highly palatable, digestible and nutrients for all livestock • Extremely high animal performance from pasture or silage • Vigorous, dark green plants with high disease resistance • Excellent seedling vigor for fast establishment of dense stands • Endophyte free • Seeding rate of 20 to 25 lbs per acre DURANA WHITE CLOVER • • • • Durable, all purpose white clover Aggressively persists under continuous grazing pressure Low maintenance Quality, high protein clover for pastures and food plot enrichment • Use in pastures such as fescue, bermudagrass and all food plots 28 FORAGE INSECTICIDES • Seeding rate is 3 lbs/acre, notill, or broadcast into established pastures no deeper than 1/8 inch • 5 lbs/acre for pure stands for wildlife plots • Available in 25 lb bags EXTEND ORCHARDGRASS (see p. 21) • • • • • • • • • A new "late maturity" superior yielding orchardgrass variety Yields equal to better than Haymate with same maturity Exhibits improved stem rust resistance A drought tolerant variety with excellent plant vigor When rotationally grazed Extend has great palatability Perfect fit for alfalfa or clover mixes Planting rate for a pure stand is 10-20 lbs./acre Planting rate with alfalfa 4-6 lbs./acre Planting rate with clovers 10 lbs./acre FORAGE MASTER PLUS RYE GRAIN (see p. 20) • • • • • • • • • • High yielding rye grain cross that is grazing tolerant Very good hardiness with superior palatability Can grow up to 4 feet tall with deep green color Tremendous tillering potential for forage production with good straw strength Vigorous early growth that persists through mid-season grazing Great for hay or greenchop in the spring Matures in late May to early July, boot stage is in April Graze December through May to 6 inches of height Sow 80 to 100 lbs no deeper than 1 to 2 inches Fertilize in accordance with soil test , in absence of a soil test, apply 100-150 lbs of N at planting and 50-80lbs of N per acre at 60 -90 days Summer 2013

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