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


Plant density and yield of any stand of alfalfa will eventually decline, but rate of decline will be influenced by multiple factors including harvest or grazing management, irrigation practices, precipitation, soil fertility, soil type, weeds, insects, diseases and, in some instances, variety of alfalfa.

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Editor’s note: The following article submission may help growers market their alfalfa hay to the horse industry.

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Numerous alfalfa fields, especially in south central and southeast Nebraska, are severely infected with multiple fungal leaf diseases.

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