Alfalfa usually has the highest feeding value of all common hay crops. It is used
less frequently as pasture. When grown on soils where it is well-adapted, alfalfa ...
Jun 3, 2010 ... ... UW-Madison demonstrates the key points which lead to growing a new stand
of alfalfa. ... How to Start a Good Alfalfa Stand .... Alfalfa Hay vs.
Feb 14, 2013 ... Young farmers discuss the best way to grow hay. ... Make sure you get a little
regrowth on the alfalfa or you won't get a good kill; you'll have to ...
Alfalfa has been grown as a forage crop since the beginning of recorded ... It has
great potential in Kentucky for the cash hay market and for intensive grazing.
Orchardgrass and tall fescue have good fall growth that enables a productive fall
... While not an issue with haylage or hay, grass-alfalfa mixtures have less bloat ...
Horse Hay: selection, feeding, nurtition, evaluating good hay. ... the fact that
premium hay is a good cash crop, makes alfalfa a very popular hay with farmers.
planting alfalfa in food plots. ... For best production, it requires a well drained soil
with neutral pH (7.0 to 7.5) and good fertility (lots of Potash). ... Alfalfa is used
primarily as a hay crop although new grazing varieties are available that tolerate
The benefits of alfalfa as a farm seed to use in hay, pasture and as a nitrogen
fixer for soil. ... Alfalfa performs best on irrigated, fertile, well drained loamy soils.
Northern and central Illinois growers usually have adequate summer moisture to
keep a new alfalfa seeding growing well, and yields of 3 to 5 tons of dry hay per ...
If you have access to a patch of hay land, the equipment and you'd like to
produce the ... The trick is to make good hay so every mouthful packs a punch. ...
critters, then prepare, fertilize and plant a small hay plot (¼ to one acre)
accordingly. .... Alfalfa yields two or three crops in the northern states and as
many as six cutt...