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  • Alfalfa stem count

    Assessing your alfalfa stand

    Published on September 26, 2018

    A simple stem counting technique can give you a good idea about your alfalfa stand’s yield potential.

  • Oats seeded at 32 pounds per acre. Photo taken July 10, 2018.

    Alfalfa nurse crop yields compared

    Published on August 9, 2018

    Yields of various nurse crops and seeding rates show significant differences. Impact on alfalfa stand remains to be measured.

  • Oats and peas nurse crop on alfalfa. Seeding at 100 lbs per acre, 38 days after planting.

    When should I harvest my small grain forage?

    Published on July 3, 2018

    Decide what balance you need between yield and quality, then watch those peas-and-oats (or other small grain forages) closely to harvest them at the desired growth stage.

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