Awesome looking spot you got there. I look forward to seeing how it all turns out for you this fall.
Looking goodWell it was a balmy 90 degrees today, but with an 80% chance of rain tomorrow and a chance on Tuesday, we put some seed in the ground today for the screen. I'm testing one of Merit's new mixes that is a mix of EW, SG, and clover and planted roughly 1/2 acre of it on one edge of the plot. Along the ridge, I planted a 20 foot wide swath of pure EW. The ground was lightly disked, then the seed broadcast on, and followed by the cultipacker. Now just to hope for some rain and watch the forecast to find a good time to plant the actual plot.
Just throwing something out there to think about, prior to planting on Aug 1. I apologize, I didn't read everything above, but I assume you've sprayed? If you do not plan to till, after a good rain and 5 days, you may see a lot of volunteer wheat come up, that was left by the combine. The combine will usually spit out small sized seed, which will germinate pretty quickly.