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Challenges with smooth bromegrass hayfields in eastern Kansas

Bromegrass is one of the most important cool-season grasses in eastern Kansas. It grows best during cooler weather, primarily March through June and September through November, becoming semi-dormant during the summer months. This year has brought challenges to bromegrass fields in Kansas.

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Fall fertilization of brome pastures

Fall is a good time to plan on fertilizing cool-season perennial grasses such as smooth brome. Brome requires annual fertilization for optimum production. Fertilizer should be applied by broadcasting in the fall or before spring growth begins. This article covers fertilizer application timing and rates for optimum brome production.

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