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Offline Waveeater

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Spraying the Pasture
« on: May 31, 2018, 11:32:02 am »
Any of you beekeepers out there use broadleaf spray on your cow pastures. I need to do some work on mine but do not want to take a chance on killing my bees. Need to get rid of some buttercups and other weeds. Any suggestions?

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Re: Spraying the Pasture
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2018, 11:45:05 am »
Have you tested the PH? In this area, lime may be all you need.
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Re: Spraying the Pasture
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2018, 11:47:13 am »
Have not but Lime is going to be used for sure. Trying to get all this lined up for the Fall and next spring. Glad to see your out of bed this morning.  :wink:

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Re: Spraying the Pasture
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2018, 03:57:48 pm »
I used to use weedmaster and spray at night, but I tried to do it before things bloomed.  Pull up the specs on your spray and see if it is toxic to bees after it is dry. 
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Re: Spraying the Pasture
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2018, 12:19:03 pm »
>Any of you beekeepers out there use broadleaf spray on your cow pastures.

Heresy!
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