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Frost Seed Legumes, Grasses to Fix Nitrogen, Improve Pastures

“Frost seeding” is the seeding of legumes and grasses on the soil when it is frozen during late winter and early spring. It's a simple, low-cost approach to improve pastures and to add red clover to overwintering grains. Establishing nitrogen-fixing legumes provides additional advantages when fertilizer prices are high as they allow nitrogen to be fixed from the atmosphere and can replace a portion of costly nitrogen fertilizer.

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