Rare Late Season Freeze

Agronomy question asked by Travis in Ballard County 19 days ago.

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Is there anything that can be done ahead of time for the upcoming frost and sub-freezing temperatures that are forecasted for May 7th?

With both 2nd year fields and newly fall / spring seeded fields in production, this seems like it will be a very detrimental event across the board with possible significant losses?

Agronomy in Ballard County
posted 19 days ago
Travis
Travis H.
Ballard County
Farmer/Producer

1 Answer Posted

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Travis, it is possible that these cold temps will do some damage to alfalfa, but it will depend a lot on what temp is reached and for how long. As to what can be done now, I know of nothing that can be done considering the weather forecast for the next couple of days. 

answered 18 days ago
Jimmy
Jimmy Henning
Fayette County
Official Public Agronomist (Extension Agent)

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