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Kentucky Bluegrass, Timothy, Reed Canary Grass, and seed production
Table 1. Nitrogen guidelines for grass seed production.
|Field Status||Mineral Soils||Organic Soils|
|— N to apply (lb./acre) —|
Table 2. Phosphate guidelines for grass seed production (both new seedings and established stands).
|Phosphorus (P) Soil Test|
|Bray||Olsen||Phosphate to Apply|
|— ppm —||— lb. P2O5/acre —|
|21 +||16 +||0|
Table 3. Potash guidelines for grass seed production.
|Potassium (K) Soil Test||Potash to Apply|
|— ppm —||— lb. K2O/acre —|
There is no research to indicate that other nutrients are needed in a fertilizer program for grass seed production. Therefore, use of other nutrients is not suggested for this crop at this time.