Alfalfa /ælˈfælfə/, Medicago sativa, also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering
plant in the .... Alfalfa usually has the highest feeding value of all common hay
crops. It is ...
Have soil test results in hand well before planting alfalfa. ... high amounts of P
and K, both for crop growth and for replacement of what is removed in the hay.
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roller-packer prior to planting to insure good seed and soil contact. Seed drilled
at a ... The Effect of a Companion Crop on Alfalfa Hay Yields. Hay yield by years ...
lack of modern well-adapted varieties and pest infestations, limited alfalfa yields
... On-farm yields average between 3 and 4 tons of hay (or equivalent) per acre, ...
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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.
hay and haylage . ... A vigorously growing, dense stand of alfalfa forms the basis
for prof- ... selecting fields with well-drained soil, adding lime and nutrients if.
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
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 ...
How to Grow Alfalfa Grass | Guide to Growing Alfalfa Grass. ... High in protein and
minerals, Alfalfa hay is a high-energy feed source for cattle, horses and sheep.
Dairy cows in ... Gently pack soil to ensure good seed to soil contact. For best ...
Feb 14, 2013 ... Young farmers discuss the best way to grow hay. ... “I currently have 30 acres of
alfalfa that need to be torn up, says Brady Smith of Emerson, ...