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ALFALFA NEWS

Is your alfalfa yield reduction due to saline problems?

October 30, 2019

With 14 to 15 million salt-affected acres in the U.S., it’s clear managing saline soils is a big challenge for some farmers.

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Alfalfa Checkoff Watch: Poultry litter on alfalfa in the South

October 30, 2019

In Mississippi, a coordinated research and demonstration/extension effort has substantially increased alfalfa acreage since 2014. As some of the targeted producers in the region have a negative view of alfalfa and its management challenges, many of these efforts have been under a pretext...

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Improving alfalfa productivity

October 30, 2019

Alfalfa’s potassium requirement

Alfalfa requires potassium in the greatest amount to facilitate its maximum growth potential. For a healthy stand and optimum hay yields, alfalfa absorbs potassium more than any other nutrient from the soil.

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FORAGE NEWS

Corn silage immature? Here’s what to do next

September 4, 2019

Make the most out of silage planted late.

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Filling a forage gap

August 30, 2019

For many years, a forage niche Oklahoma and surrounding states have been well-known for is grazing weaned calves, also known as stocker cattle, on wheat during the fall and winter.

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Purple prairie clover: A promising forage

August 30, 2019

Purple prairie clover (PPC, Dalea purpurea Vent.) is an important native perennial legume widely distributed across North America with high palatability, adaptability and forage quality.

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