[Market-farming] sorghum-sudan grass as cover crop

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Tue Jul 20 00:11:41 EDT 2004


Curious, what size disc and what kind of soil, to turn it under at 6' tall? Quite a feat.

paul at largocreekfarms.com
http://medicinehill.net
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On 7/19/2004 at 11:20 PM Ken Bezilla wrote:

>We grow sorghum/sudangrass as a summer cover crop.  We disc it under when 
>it's still green; if we get to it while it's still 5-6' tall, the discer
>can 
>still handle it, but taller than that (it can get up to 8' tall here in a 
>summer with decent rain) and the discer can't handle it, and it has to get 
>plowed under...
>
>Ken Bezilla
>East Wind Community
>southern Missouri, zone 6b
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