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    Cover crop Mowing alfalfa

    Need help Last year i start working on a new vegetable garden plot 30 ft x 60 ft I plow rottotill ad manure and compost This early summer i plant cover crop alfalfa Right now is about 8-10 inch high no flowers Wonder if i should leave it alone till spring or mow it with my jd x540

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    I would do what you want. The advantage of mowing would be more tractor time. You are going to turn it under in the spring, I would not bother.

    Either way is fine.
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    Leaving it, and plowing it under will put all the nitrogen from the legume foliage right where you want it.
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