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Alfalfa

Find articles on alfalfa planting, stand establishment and crop management to help you achieve your production goals.

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Mike Haedt, a certified crop adviser based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has spent the better part of 40 years educating his growers to understand alfalfa’s genetic makeup, the importance and significance of the plant’s growth environment and how to swing the “production pendulum” in the direction of better yields – even in a drought year.

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Tissue sampling has become very popular in the last couple of years. It much more accurately represents plant nutrition versus the traditional soil sample.

Soil samples are still important; tissue sampling just adds more depth of real-time plant nutrient balance.

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When it comes to alfalfa, many growers believe they have to choose quality, yield or productivity and that increasing one element will automatically reduce the others.

Fortunately, you don’t have to trade one for the other, if you keep a few fundamentals in mind:

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Horses are non-ruminant herbivores designed to utilize forages as the primary component of their diet.

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Alfalfa is arguably the most variable feed producers grow. 

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As forage production costs continue to escalate, hay producers are looking more closely at their bottom line. Many have questions about how to determine their bale weight, feed value and selling price.

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