Plant Date: May 17, 2021
Cover Crop: Annual Rye & Crimson Clover
Plant strategy: Plant into green vegetation, spray herbicide following panting.
Report Date: 05.26.21 - Emergence
Growing Degree Day since planting: 192
Growing Degree Day since 01/01/21: 646
Growth Stage: VE
- Possible Vole Damage. Sevre in most areas reducing intended population of about 35,000 to 10,000 - 15,000 in areas. Some rows have over 17' of no plants. Numerous holes are evident (see images below)
- Outside of damaged areas, germination is strong and coming through cover. Population around 28,000 - 30,000. Will have more definite count in coming days.
- More details on management will be available soon. Information on vole managment can be found at https://extension.missouri.edu/publications/g4448