Counting the days. All the hours on the tractor in jan, feb, March, April, and May will be worth it in a few weeks.
Field 1 is a natig vrestoration project of native sunflowers. 2 years of plowing the natives under. Plow in December and Plow in feb and spray grass with intensity/herbimax in April and June. 40 acre Field is 60% re-established and should be 100% next year. Overdrilled witj 15 lbs/acre of peredovik seed for a killer understory and y’all natives. After that, continue plow schedule and fertilize every third year.
Field 2. This 5 acre field was Plowed March 1. Sprayed with roundup at 24 oz/acre March 24 to kill all growth. Peredovik sunflowers drilled at 15 lbs/acre. #14 setting on the JD 8400 drill. Sprayed with 24 oz/acre of intensity and 6.4 oz/acre herbimax for johnson/grass control late May.
Field three- 4 acre dove buffet!!!
Plowed/planted in wheat/oats in October. Replowed in March with no spray. Drilled peredovik with 5 lbs/acre giant sunflower mixed in in March. Sprayed herbimax/intensity late May. Great mix of peredovik, native, giant SF, and wheat. Dove buffet. Field was loaded with white wings today.