Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Updated Alfalfa Pest Compendium Now Available http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available <div class="field-deck"> Growers can use it to identify pest problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The newest edition of the Compendium of Alfalfa Diseases and Pests is now available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available#comments Alfalfa Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:34:00 +0000 28841 at http://hayandforage.com Oregon Alfalfa Growers Sue To End County GMO Ban http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Holmquist </div> <div class="field-deck"> They allege the loss of $4 million if forced to plow up Roundup Ready alfalfa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two Jackson County, OR, alfalfa operations are challenging a new ordinance that prohibits the use of genetically modified crops in that county.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:23:00 +0000 28761 at http://hayandforage.com Flexibility Fuels Roundup Ready Alfalfa Gains http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains <div class="field-deck"> Genetically engineered varieties capture one-third of U.S. seedings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many growers plant Roundup Ready alfalfa because of its weed-control flexibility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:44:00 +0000 28681 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Roundup Ready Alfalfa Foe Still Active http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active <div class="field-deck"> Movement against GMOs is at local levels, group says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Center for Food Safety is still battling the use of Roundup Ready alfalfa. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:39:00 +0000 28741 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Two Oregon counties have banned the use of genetically modified crops within their borders, setting what George Kimbrell, senior attorney for the Center for Food Safety, believes will be a trend toward more local involvement. In the latest news, Roundup Ready alfalfa growers are fighting back. See &quot;<a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban" target="_blank">Oregon Alfalfa Growers Sue To End County GMO Ban</a>.&quot;</p> Water Is A Focus Of Dec. 10-12 California Alfalfa Symposium http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium <div class="field-deck"> Event also addresses economic trends, genetic innovations and pest management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A workshop on subsurface drip irrigation will be one of many educational offerings at the 2014 California Alfalfa, Forage & Grains Symposium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:39:00 +0000 28601 at http://hayandforage.com Eight New Alfalfas Are Approved By Variety Board http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board <div class="field-deck"> NAFA annual guide is now available </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five of the eight new alfalfas approved by the National Alfalfa & Miscellaneous Legumes Variety Review Board are Roundup Ready varieties; three are conventional alfalfas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:01:00 +0000 28591 at http://hayandforage.com Alfalfa Seed Supply Adequate For 2015 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Moderately higher prices should be anticipated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adequate supplies of proprietary alfalfa seed should be available for 2015, but prices will be slightly higher. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:34:00 +0000 28581 at http://hayandforage.com Mid-America Alfalfa Expo Moves To Dec. 2-3 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3 <div class="field-deck"> This year it will be held in Norfolk, NE </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference will be held Dec. 2-3 at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk, NE. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3#comments Alfalfa Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:32:00 +0000 28461 at http://hayandforage.com Test Shows How Low-Lignin Alfalfas Will Feed http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/test-shows-how-low-lignin-alfalfas-will-feed <div class="field-deck"> TTNDFD measures accurately, scientist says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Total-tract NDF digestibility "dovetails very nicely" with low-lignin alfalfa, says Dave Combs, University of Wisconsin dairy scientist. "It defines what that low-lignin level is actually doing to fiber digestibility within the plant."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/test-shows-how-low-lignin-alfalfas-will-feed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/test-shows-how-low-lignin-alfalfas-will-feed#comments Alfalfa HAY Dairy-Forage Nutrition Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:12:00 +0000 28401 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Dave Combs, University of Wisconsin dairy scientist, is working with Alforex Seeds, testing its new low-lignin alfalfas using total-tract NDF digestibility (TTNDFD) numbers. TTNDFD is more accurate than current forage-testing methods, he says.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Eight Alfalfa Research Projects Get Funding http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-alfalfa-research-projects-get-funding <div class="field-deck"> Researchers will study ways to increase alfalfa yield, quality and marketability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Federal grants awarded alfalfa-industry researchers through USDA will explore ways to increase alfalfa yield and quality, provide pest and nutritive management of the crop as well as help create markets for alfalfa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-alfalfa-research-projects-get-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-alfalfa-research-projects-get-funding#comments Alfalfa Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:18:00 +0000 28331 at http://hayandforage.com