Forage Establishment

Name two common seeding methods:
1. ___________________
2. ___________________

Name three soil (edaphic) factors important in selecting a forage species for a particular site:
1. ____________________
2. ____________________
3. ____________________

Briefly define the following:
renovation ___________________________________________________________
no-til _______________________________________________________________
companion crop _________________________________________________________

Compare and contrast the results of single stands and forage mixtures.

Briefly explain the advantages and disadvantages of using a companion crop.

Write a short paragraph listing the steps to renovating a pasture.

Calculation: If annual ryegrass has a recommended seeding rate of 30-35 lbs. per acre, and there are approximately 228,000 annual ryegrass seeds per pound, how many pounds of annual ryegrass seed are needed to plant a 15 acre pasture? How many total seeds would be needed?