Alfalfa /ælˈfælfə/, Medicago sativa, also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering
plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many ...
Sep 1, 2009 ... With high protein prices, many people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some
for the first time ever. While alfalfa can be very profitable, there ...
Late summer can be an excellent time to establish alfalfa and can result in ...
Avoid planting alfalfa seed into extremely dry soil with little chance of rain in the ...
Including grasses in some of your new alfalfa seedings is worth considering.
Years ago, mixing grasses with alfalfa was standard practice, whether seeding
Mar 31, 2011 ... Alfalfa is one of the major forage crops in dairy and livestock production as well
as an expensive crop to establish. Therefore, it's important to ...
Alfalfa will grow better if started after the last frost of the spring, once established
grass stands in other locations start to show steady growth. Alfalfa can be ...
Jun 3, 2010 ... Dr. Dan Undersander from UW-Madison demonstrates the key points which lead
to growing a new stand of alfalfa.
These efforts have resulted in the sustainability of high alfalfa yields, forage
quality, and persistence ... livestock producers in the South to grow their own
This guide discusses how to establish a successful alfalfa crop, including soil ...
reduce the possibility of planting too ... crop preceding the new alfalfa stand.
animalrangeextension.montana.edu/forage/documents/growing alfalfa for hay.pdf
GROWING ALFALFA FOR HAY (MT8505) by. Donald E. Baldridge, Howard F.
Bowman and Raymond L. Ditterline1. Alfalfa, queen of forage crops, is the