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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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There are a number of factors to consider when choosing alfalfa seed and fashioning your overall forage management plan, including yield potential, stand persistence and winter hardiness, disease resistance and forage quality.

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Imagine cutting next year’s first crop of alfalfa and seeing a perfect stand of deep green, healthy alfalfa flowing through your haybine. Your neighbor says it’s the best stand of alfalfa he’s ever seen. It’s obvious that your silo will not hold your entire alfalfa crop.

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The percentage of alfalfa fields seeded with a forage grass differs considerably depending on the region of the country.

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Alfalfa is the most widely grown perennial forage species in the U.S., with the greatest acreage in the Upper Midwest and Western states.

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As non-genetically modified alfalfa producers struggle to coexist with genetically engineered (GE) varieties, different sampling protocols are required.

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While U.S. hay exports account for 4 to 5 percent of the national hay market, it is nevertheless a billion-dollar industry. In the Western states and Pacific Northwest, hay exports account for 10 percent of the hay market.

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