Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Weigh Options Before Taking Final Alfalfa Cutting http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/weigh-options-taking-final-alfalfa-cutting <div class="field-deck"> Low-stress stands will be more winterhardy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The date of the last harvest of alfalfa affects its winter survival and next spring's vigor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/weigh-options-taking-final-alfalfa-cutting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/weigh-options-taking-final-alfalfa-cutting#comments Alfalfa Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:27:00 +0000 27581 at http://hayandforage.com Variety Deters Alfalfa Snout Beetles http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/variety-deters-alfalfa-snout-beetles <div class="field-deck"> Cornell breeders develop plant with some pest resistant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new alfalfa variety offers some resistance against alfalfa snout beetles, which affects alfalfa from northern New York into Canada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/variety-deters-alfalfa-snout-beetles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/variety-deters-alfalfa-snout-beetles#comments Alfalfa Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:32:00 +0000 27501 at http://hayandforage.com Manage Alfalfa For Winter Survival http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/manage-alfalfa-winter-survival <div class="field-deck"> Time last cutting to protect root reserves </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fall management of alfalfa can greatly affect winter survival and yield the next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/manage-alfalfa-winter-survival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/manage-alfalfa-winter-survival#comments Alfalfa Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:11:00 +0000 27521 at http://hayandforage.com New Research Starts To Combat Cotton Root Rot In Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/new-research-starts-combat-cotton-root-rot-alfalfa <div class="field-deck"> Great Plains growers may see relief with fungicide use </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There may be hope for southern Great Plains alfalfa growers whose stands have been infected with cotton root rot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/new-research-starts-combat-cotton-root-rot-alfalfa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/new-research-starts-combat-cotton-root-rot-alfalfa#comments Alfalfa Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 27661 at http://hayandforage.com Growing Alfalfa Under Subsurface Drip Irrigation http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/growing-alfalfa-under-subsurface-drip-irrigation <div class="field-deck"> California tour is set for Sept. 12 near Hanford </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Subsurface drip irrigation in alfalfa will be examined during an irrigation tour Sept. 12 near Hanford, CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/growing-alfalfa-under-subsurface-drip-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/growing-alfalfa-under-subsurface-drip-irrigation#comments Alfalfa Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:09:00 +0000 27391 at http://hayandforage.com Deficit-Irrigating Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/deficit-irrigating-alfalfa <div class="field-deck"> A blending of strategies can get growers through low-water years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By utilizing deficit irrigation during drought, alfalfa growers may be able to get through periods of low water while still producing a portion of full yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/deficit-irrigating-alfalfa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/deficit-irrigating-alfalfa#comments Alfalfa Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:02:00 +0000 27231 at http://hayandforage.com <p>As this research trial photo shows, a fully irrigated field, at right, contrasts in late summer with a deficit-irrigated field, at left. From July on, the deficit-irrigated fields were not watered.</p> Photo: Dan Putnam, University of California Davis Alfalfa And Forage Day Is Sept. 12 In Central California http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-and-forage-day-sept-12-central-california <div class="field-deck"> Kearney Ag Center will play host to growers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Salinity management in alfalfa will be one of many topics up for discussion at the Alfalfa and Forage Field Day, Sept. 12, in Parlier, CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-and-forage-day-sept-12-central-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-and-forage-day-sept-12-central-california#comments Alfalfa Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:26:00 +0000 27191 at http://hayandforage.com Second Forage Superbowl Entry Deadline Is Sept. 4 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/second-forage-superbowl-entry-deadline-sept-4 <div class="field-deck"> Winners to be honored at World Dairy Expo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The deadline for World Forage Analysis Superbowl entries for hay, commercial hay, grass hay, haylage and baleage is Sept. 4.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/second-forage-superbowl-entry-deadline-sept-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/second-forage-superbowl-entry-deadline-sept-4#comments Alfalfa Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:19:00 +0000 27181 at http://hayandforage.com Thicken Up Thin Alfalfa Stands Now http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/thicken-thin-alfalfa-stands-now <div class="field-deck"> Consider interseeding grasses, says Extension specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Late summer is a good time to boost thinning alfalfa fields by interseeding grasses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/thicken-thin-alfalfa-stands-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/thicken-thin-alfalfa-stands-now#comments Alfalfa Grasses Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:47:00 +0000 27011 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Interseeding grasses into alfalfa will keep fields or pastures productive, advises Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska Extension forage specialist.</p> Striped Blister Beetles Hit Missouri In High Numbers http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/striped-blister-beetles-hit-missouri-high-numbers <div class="field-deck"> Scout for this toxic pest now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay growers and horse owners in Missouri should watch out for striped blister beetles in alfalfa. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/striped-blister-beetles-hit-missouri-high-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/striped-blister-beetles-hit-missouri-high-numbers#comments Alfalfa Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:43:00 +0000 26741 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Clemson University-USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org