Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 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 Intensive Alfalfa Training Seminar To Be Held Nov. 18-20 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20 <div class="field-deck"> Forage experts set Minnesota as meeting site </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar will be held Nov. 18-20 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites, Bloomington, MN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20#comments Alfalfa Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 28231 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin Extension agronomist, will be one of five speakers at the Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar, to be held Nov. 18-20.</p> U.S. Alfalfa Production On Schedule For Record Year http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year <div class="field-deck"> A 12% increase over last year’s yield is forecast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa production could reach record levels this year, according to USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year#comments Alfalfa Hay Marketing Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:03:00 +0000 28171 at http://hayandforage.com Constant Rains Challenge Colorado Hay Growers http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/constant-rains-challenge-colorado-hay-growers <div class="field-deck"> Prices remain strong for high-quality stocks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 20" of rain made it hard to put up quality hay in northeastern Colorado. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/constant-rains-challenge-colorado-hay-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/constant-rains-challenge-colorado-hay-growers#comments Alfalfa Hay Marketing Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:31:00 +0000 28061 at http://hayandforage.com Drought-Tolerant Alfalfa Improves Yields http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/drought-tolerant-alfalfa-improves-yields <div class="field-deck"> NuMex Bill Melton should be available this fall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NuMex Bill Melton alfalfa performs better in drought conditions than traditional varieties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/drought-tolerant-alfalfa-improves-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/drought-tolerant-alfalfa-improves-yields#comments Alfalfa What's New In Legumes Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:44:00 +0000 27921 at http://hayandforage.com <p>New Mexico State University researchers harvest a NuMex Bill Melton alfalfa plot.</p>