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As we approach an ideal time to establish alfalfa, Jeff Stachler asks, "have you thought about what needs to be done to successfully establish alfalfa?"

Weeds can also be a problem if they were not properly managed prior or just after seeding the alfalfa.

The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance released the 2019 edition of its popular Alfalfa Variety Ratings.

Rainy days have made hay and forage harvesting a challenge, but have also kept the crop growing.

A cold start to spring had some farmers worried about the hay crop, but warm weather in May has the crop maturing fast.

When stands of established alfalfa get thinner weeds become a problem. The presence of poisonous weeds are of greatest concern in established alfalfa.

If weeds become a problem, they can compete or interfere for light, nutrients, water and space, directly influencing yield, quality and standability.

We are approaching a good time period to establish alfalfa seedings. Have you thought about what needs to be done to successfully establish alfalfa?

The thinner alfalfa population allows weeds to encroach the field. Weeds can also be a problem if they weren't properly managed prior to seeding alfalfa.

Learn how to adjust your harvesting schedule to increase alfalfa yields without sacrificing quality.
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