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 ...
These efforts have resulted in the sustainability of high alfalfa yields, forage
quality, and persistence ... livestock producers in the South to grow their own
Including grasses in some of your new alfalfa seedings is worth considering.
Years ago, mixing grasses with alfalfa was standard practice, whether seeding
May 30, 2012 ... Planting alfalfa with the ford 2000 and john deere grain drill.
If so, you might be a candidate for growing alfalfa for deer. Read on. Alfalfa
originated near Iran but related forms are found scattered over central Asia and
Jun 3, 2010 ... Dr. Dan Undersander from UW-Madison demonstrates the key points which lead
to growing a new stand of alfalfa.
Less than ideal soils can be used for growing alfalfa. However, you will need to
give more attention to management factors. Also, you should expect lower yields
sclerotinia; stand assessment; verticillium wilt, plants. B. Wolfgang Hoffmann,
University of. Wisconsin alfalfa plant, page 1; alfalfa flowers. Eric Holub,
This guide discusses how to establish a successful alfalfa crop, including soil ...
reduce the possibility of planting too ... crop preceding the new alfalfa stand.