Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/14064/more en Alfalfa-Forage Group Returning To D.C. http://hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa-forage-group-returning-dc <div class="field-deck"> NAFA members remind Congress of alfalfa's importance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 40 representatives of the National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance (NAFA) will be heading back to the nation’s capital Feb. 12-14 for the group’s third-annual Washington, D.C., Fly-In.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa-forage-group-returning-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa-forage-group-returning-dc#comments Alfalfa HAY Hay Marketing Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:27:00 +0000 14591 at http://hayandforage.com <p> National Alfalfa &amp; Forage Alliance members posed for photos while at the 2012 Washington, D.C. Fly-In held last February. The 2013 Fly-In will be held Feb. 12-14.</p> Photo: National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance Frosted Alfalfa May Need More Growing-Degree Days http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/frosted-alfalfa-may-need-more-growing-degree-days <div class="node-body article-body">Accumulated growing-degree days (GDD) may not be an accurate tool for timing the first alfalfa cutting this year, warn Michigan State University forage and dairy specialists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/frosted-alfalfa-may-need-more-growing-degree-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/frosted-alfalfa-may-need-more-growing-degree-days#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Thu, 10 May 2012 12:38:00 +0000 9391 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Michigan State University Use PEAQ To Time First Cutting http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-peaq-time-first-cutting <div class="node-body article-body">With alfalfa growth running well ahead of normal this year, growers should consider using Predictive Equations for Alfalfa Quality (PEAQ) to determine when to harvest, says Brian Lang, Iowa State University Extension field agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-peaq-time-first-cutting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-peaq-time-first-cutting#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:49:00 +0000 8761 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Purdue University Extension forage specialist Keith Johnson checks alfalfa maturity.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Wisconsin Seeks Alfalfa Project Cooperators http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/wisconsin-seeks-alfalfa-project-cooperators <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Wisconsin Extension’s Team Forage is looking for agents and cooperating producers to participate in its Alfalfa Yield and Persistence Project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/wisconsin-seeks-alfalfa-project-cooperators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/wisconsin-seeks-alfalfa-project-cooperators#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:37:00 +0000 8511 at http://hayandforage.com <p> The main goal of producers who take part in the Wisconsin Alfalfa Yield and Persistence Project is to&nbsp;weigh and sample forages over the life of their enrolled stands.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Midwestern Alfalfa Responds To Mild Weather http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/midwestern-alfalfa-responds-mild-weather <div class="field-byline"> by Rick Mooney </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The growing season for alfalfa is off to an extremely fast start in most of the Upper Midwest. Yet growers are concerned about possible frost damage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/midwestern-alfalfa-responds-mild-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/midwestern-alfalfa-responds-mild-weather#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:21:00 +0000 8501 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Use Growing Degree Days To Time First Cutting http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-growing-degree-days-time-first-cutting <div class="node-body article-body">The use of accumulated growing degree days (GDD) to time the first alfalfa cutting likely will be more important than ever this year, says Craig Thomas, Michigan State University Extension educator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-growing-degree-days-time-first-cutting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/use-growing-degree-days-time-first-cutting#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Dairy-Forage Nutrition Sat, 31 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 8351 at http://hayandforage.com Spring Seeding Cuts Alfalfa Stand Risk http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/spring-seeding-cuts-alfalfa-stand-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Fall-seeded alfalfa usually produces more first-year tonnage, but stand-establishment failures are less likely with spring seedings because moisture conditions typically are more reliable, says Jim Shroyer, Kansas State University Extension agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/spring-seeding-cuts-alfalfa-stand-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/spring-seeding-cuts-alfalfa-stand-risk#comments Alfalfa Alfalfa Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:00:00 +0000 8241 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Two-Pronged Attack Thwarts Snout Beetles http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/two-pronged-attack-thwarts-snout-beetles <div class="node-body article-body">Using resistant varieties in combination with insect-attacking nematodes shows promise for controlling alfalfa snout beetles (ASB) on northern New York farms, say Cornell University researchers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/two-pronged-attack-thwarts-snout-beetles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alfalfa Alfalfa SILAGE Tue, 20 Sep 2011 18:43:00 +0000 4057 at http://hayandforage.com September Alfalfa Cuttings Add Risk http://hayandforage.com/silage/alfalfa/september-alfalfa-cuttings-risk-0913 <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa growers who take a September cutting must accept some risk that next spring’s regrowth will be affected, says Tim Dietz, a Michigan State University (MSU) Extension agronomist</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/alfalfa/september-alfalfa-cuttings-risk-0913" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alfalfa Alfalfa HAY energy reserves forage growers growing degree days hayandforage.com/hay hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa hayandforage.com/silage/alfalfa regrowth roots and crowns September Alfalfa Cuttings Add Risk Weather Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:45:00 +0000 4514 at http://hayandforage.com No Roundup Ready Alfalfa Yield Drag, Trial Shows http://hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa/roundup-ready/rr-alfalfa-yield-drag-0909 <div class="node-body article-body">Roundup Ready alfalfa varieties performed well in a 2011 variety trial at the University of Wisconsin’s Arlington Agricultural Research Station, reports Dan Undersander, Extension forage agronomist at the university</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa/roundup-ready/rr-alfalfa-yield-drag-0909" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alfalfa Alfalfa dan undersander hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa/roundup-ready hayandforage.com/other/pests hayandforage.com/silage/alfalfa No Roundup Ready Alfalfa Yield Drag roundup herbicide RR seeding-year data transgenic alfalfa Trial Shows university of wisconsin arlington agricultural research station Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:15:00 +0000 2308 at http://hayandforage.com