Bermudagrass hay growers from South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama are dealing with varying degrees of winter damage this growing season. Many stands will not recover, forage specialists believe. These photos are courtesy of John Andrae and Marion Barnes of Clemson University Extension and Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia Extension. Read our story: "
This South Carolina bermudagrass field is largely recovering from severe winterkill. One cutting was lost and a low-lying area will need resprigging. A field three miles from this one lost 90% of its stand and will have to be resprigged, says John Andrae, Clemson University Extension forage specialist.