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With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to cause agricultural commodity marketing disruptions, the USDA has launched a second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2). Unlike the first CFAP program, alfalfa producers – whether producing for forage or alfalfa seed – are now eligible for payments.

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Cows and horses aren't the only fans of alfalfa. Yellow perch like it too.

That's what USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their collaborators concluded when they fed the fish pellets made with a protein concentrate from the legume crop's protein-rich leaves.

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Haying season is winding down in most parts of the country. Based on the USDA’s preliminary Crop Production report estimate released Oct. 9, the harvest totals are a mixed bag.

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Thanks to the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance’s (NAFA) efforts in working with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota) and other congressional offices, alfalfa farmers are now eligible for USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2).

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On Oct. 8, the USDA released the final rule for its Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). The rule makes updates to the popular conservation program as directed by the 2018 Farm Bill and integrates feedback from agricultural producers and others.

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The World Forage Analysis Superbowl evaluated 266 entries from 16 states and presented awards to the top five finishers in eight divisions during the virtual Brevant seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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