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Question: I have an alfalfa field that’s on a hillside that I want to reseed back into hay as this is the best way to manage this highly erodible ground. My plan was to seed it with some wheat to get some quick plant establishment along with the alfalfa in the grass seeder on my drill. A friend of mine told me I shouldn’t plant alfalfa back in--that I need to put the ground in straight wheat for a year because of some toxin alfalfa leaves in the ground, which will inhibit germination of the new seed. What do you think?
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