A special local needs label has been recently approved for use of Palisade EC plant growth regulator for red clover and crimson clover seed crops in Oregon.  This is timely because the window for application of the product on these crops is near.

For more information, here is a copy of the SLN label:

Palisade EC for Red Clover and Crimson Clover Grown for Seed

As always, follow the label when applying this or any other product. Mention of this product does not constitute an endorsement by Oregon State University.

Thomas G. Chastain

Several forage legume seed crops continue to be a vital part of seed production enterprises in the Willamette Valley.  These include red clover, crimson clover, and white clover.  Other seed crops that have been produced in the valley include ladino clover, arrowleaf clover, subterranean clover, hairy vetch, and common vetch.

Figure 1. Crimson clover in flower. (T.G. Chastain photo)

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