Nebraska Alfalfa: Don’t Take this Crop for Granted Apr 8, 2019

🕔Apr 8, 2019In the rush to get into corn and soybean fields this spring, don’t take your alfalfa for granted. It is critical that alfalfa growers evaluate their fields in the next […]

Midwest Alfalfa: Cold Spring Weather Slows Forage Crop – DTN May 8, 2018

🕔May 8, 2018Colder-than-average temperatures earlier this spring have delayed the growth of most forages in the Midwest, pushing back when these crops will be harvested. The lack of early season growth will […]

Alfalfa: A Planned Marketing Strategy is Key – DTN Mar 27, 2017

🕔Mar 27, 2017Selling alfalfa isn’t as easy as I thought. In a depressed commodity market, it is hard to convey quality. I started working toward producing high-yield alfalfa over the last few […]

Nebraska: Be Alert to Risk of Alfalfa Winter Injury Feb 22, 2017

🕔Feb 22, 2017Like many alfalfa growers this year, I’m a little worried about what this winter may do to our alfalfa fields. Alfalfa usually is a dependable crop. It seems to come […]

California Alfalfa: Does Nitrogen Help Flood Recovery? Feb 13, 2017

🕔Feb 13, 2017Yellow plants equals nitrogen deficits–right? Maybe not! When we have a very wet winter or spring, alfalfa fields may look yellow with diseased-looking leaves and delayed growth. As farmers know, […]

California Alfalfa: Overseeding into Alfalfa – When It Works, When It Doesn’t Nov 10, 2016

🕔Nov 10, 2016Just as thinning hair is a hazard for humans, a thin alfalfa stand is a common hazard of getting old!   But thin alfalfa stands can occur in young stands […]

Nebraska Alfalfa: Guidelines for Harvest During the Winterizing Period Sep 19, 2016

🕔Sep 19, 2016Every fall I warn about cutting alfalfa during its winterizing period.  Since you may have quite a bit of growth available now, let’s discuss how you can do it most […]

Georgia: Alfalfa in the South Workshop, Athens, March 17 Mar 9, 2015

🕔Mar 9, 2015The UGA Georgia Forages program will host a workshop entitled “Alfalfa in the South” on Mar. 17 starting at 9 a.m.

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