Switchgrass. Requires a soil temperature of above 50 degrees and a more compact soil. Grass grows 3-5’ tall and is good for wildlife habitat and erosion control. Plant mid-May to mid-June in moderate soil.
Taking a soil sample is suggested prior to planting to determine if anything is needed to amend your soil. Missaukee Conservation District offers a cost share program to Missaukee County landowners. Connect with Jodi DeHate for more information, 231.839.7193 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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