Alfalfa and hay producers are encouraged to be proactive when it comes to pests and this year they really need to be paying attention for one weevil in particular, according to one expert.
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Experts on alfalfa production recognize the growing season challenges many growers face this year and recommend producers continue to use sound practices that yield results.
Alfalfa and hay producers recognize many of the challenges of the past year and as they plan ahead for 2023 it can be a good idea to look at possible strategies.
Summer is just around the corner and for many it is synonymous with the sweet smell of alfalfa and the sweaty business of hauling hay. Mike Rankin, managing editor at Hay and Forage Grower, spoke recently about preparing for this year’s crop and why he believes it should be incorporated more…
Sage advice for alfalfa growers facing water limitations—whether drought or restrictions in irrigated fields—is to plan long term.
Although Nevada is often associated with the bright lights and slot machines of Sin City, alfalfa is the leading crop in the state and it is sold to many surrounding states. An Alfalfa U event was held Feb. 24 in Reno, Nevada, with growers from across the western United States. The event kicked off with the farmer panel, featuring four diverse growers.
If agriculture is a casino, alfalfa is the high-stakes table: high risk but potentially high reward, but only if a lot of things go right.