Legumes Seedbed Preparation
A firm seedbed is required. Sandy soils required packing. Loam soils may require packing. Seedbed should be clean and weed free.
Sandy soils - 3/4" - 1"
Loam soils - 1/4" - 1/2"
SEEDING RATES, PLS BASIS
Direct seeded 8 lb/A
Companion crop 6 lb/A
* scarify sweetclover seed
Plant early. Planting may begin as soon as established stands begin active growth in open areas. Planting may be made as late as the last week of July in northern areas and first week of August in southern areas, provided soil moisture is adequate for seed germination and root growth.
PURE LIVE SEED (PLS)
% Germination x % Purity = PLS Index
PLS seeding rate divided PLS Index = lbs seed per acre to seed.