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ARTICLE SERIES: BRINGING ALFALFA TO MARKET

A collection of Hay & Forage articles by Robin Newell, Vice President of North American Sales.

BRINGING ALFALFA TO MARKET TAKES MANY YEARS

Breeders strive to improve their germplasm lines over generations.

MULTIPLYING ALFALFA SEED WITH BEES AND COMBINES

Leafcutters are efficient pollinators for alfalfa seed production.

ALFALFA SEED MUST BE CLEANED TO ENSURE QUALITY

Alfalfa seed is cleaned to remove unwanted inert material, weed seed, and other crop seed.

IT’S ON THE TAG AND IN THE BAG

The next time you fill your seeder with alfalfa seed, take a look at the label to understand more about the purity and quality of the seed you’re planting.

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR ALFALFA CUTTING PLAN

The timing of first cutting can affect the total amount of forage you produce for the season

STAND ESTABLISHMENT AND SEEDING-YEAR WEED CONTROL REFRESHER

Let’s face it, alfalfa seedlings grow slower than the main weeds you contend with.

FORAGE FERTILITY MANAGEMENT: SECOND HALF

Soil testing, plant analysis, maintenance fertilization, and timely topdressing when needed, are tried and true practices for top forage production.

ESTIMATE FORAGE INVENTORY NOW TO HELP PLAN NEXT YEAR’S CROP

Each growing season unfolds a bit differently to affect total forage growth and the forage quality of your harvests.

ALFALFA STILL REIGNS IN DAIRY DIETS, BUT WATCH FOR SURPLUS RDP

Alfalfa packs a crude protein wallop like few other forages, providing a great combination of forage yield and relatively high crude protein.

REDUCE LODGING IN ALFALFA TO PRESERVE YIELD AND QUALITY ALFALFA

Count yourself blessed if you are an alfalfa grower who has never had to harvest a lodged alfalfa crop.

HOW RIGOROUS IS YOUR FEED INVENTORY PLAN?

Feed inventory planning and management is a foundational business activity for any dairy or cattle feeding operation.

 FORAGE TRENDS AND PROGNOSTICATION

To help you formulate your own forage prognosis, let’s first cover two major shifts occurring in U.S. forage production and utilization.

IS A TURNING POINT FOR ALFALFA ON THE HORIZON?

Whether you’re an alfalfa grower, cattle feeder, or dairyman, you have a vested interest in alfalfa acreage and alfalfa production in the U.S.

2015 FORAGE TRENDS AND PROGNOSTICATION

An uptick in 2015 newly seeded alfalfa acres might be expected if hay prices hold relatively more stable than declining grain commodity prices.

FORAGE TRENDS AND PROGNOSTICATION 2016

There is investment for genetic improvement in alfalfa, including through biotech methods.

MAKING ALFALFA GREAT AGAIN

What would it take to make alfalfa great again? What would be needed to restore alfalfa to its former production acreage across the U.S. ag landscape?

IS A TURNING POINT FOR ALFALFA ON THE HORIZON?

Alfalfa is vital for meeting ruminant forage needs in this vast country.