Alfalfa http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5308/more en Hay 9-1-1 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1 <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan gives a look into the wild hay market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1#comments Hay Winterkill Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:04:00 +0000 65202 at http://farmindustrynews.com 4 conditioning tips for superior hay quality http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality <div class="field-byline"> Source: AGCO </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Producing consistent, top-quality hay requires tight management of harvest schedules to get hay cut at the proper time, then dried, baled and moved off the field quickly so the next cycle can begin.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality#comments Hay Alfalfa Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:50:00 +0000 63771 at http://farmindustrynews.com Hay conditioning can shave two to five days off drying time, helping maintain harvest cycles and ensuring top-quality hay. Here are four tips for proper conditioning. Photo: AGCO Alfalfa-corn rotation increases yield and reduces nitrogen fertilizer needs http://farmindustrynews.com/business/alfalfa-corn-rotation-increases-yield-and-reduces-nitrogen-fertilizer-needs <div class="field-byline"> Catherine Dehdashti, U of M Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Farmers usually enjoy a yield boost when corn is planted following an alfalfa crop. The major reasons: reduced pest and disease pressure, better soil structure that enhances root growth and water infiltration, and an altered soil microbial community, says Jeff Coulter, a corn agronomist with University of Minnesota Extension.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/alfalfa-corn-rotation-increases-yield-and-reduces-nitrogen-fertilizer-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/alfalfa-corn-rotation-increases-yield-and-reduces-nitrogen-fertilizer-needs#comments Business Alfalfa Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:48:00 +0000 62241 at http://farmindustrynews.com From parent plants to your first cutting: What goes into a bag of Pioneer alfalfa http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/parent-plants-your-first-cutting-what-goes-bag-pioneer-alfalfa <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p style="margin-left:9.0pt;"> <em>Farm Industry News</em> photographer Harlen Persinger chronicles how alfalfa plants make it to producers&rsquo; fields.</p> <p style="margin-left: 9pt;"> Additional <em>Farm Industry News</em> articles on alfalfa:</p> <p style="margin-left: 9pt;"> <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/roundup-ready-alfalfa-back">Roundup Ready alfalfa back</a></p> <p style="margin-left: 9pt;"> <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/when-apply-glyphosate-roundup-ready-alfalfa">When to apply glyphosate to RoundupReady alfalfa</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/parent-plants-your-first-cutting-what-goes-bag-pioneer-alfalfa#comments Insecticides Alfalfa Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:17:00 +0000 54791 at http://farmindustrynews.com Roundup Ready alfalfa is back http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/roundup-ready-alfalfa-back <div class="field-byline"> Lora Berg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roundup Ready alfalfa is again available throughout the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/roundup-ready-alfalfa-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/roundup-ready-alfalfa-back#comments Seed Alfalfa Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:23:00 +0000 51441 at http://farmindustrynews.com Cover crops are focus of prevented-planting decisions http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/cover-crops-are-focus-prevented-planting-decisions <div class="field-byline"> by Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers who were unable to plant their corn and soybeans because of bad weather might consider planting cover crops this summer to build soil quality and prevent erosion, a Purdue University Extension specialist says.

</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/cover-crops-are-focus-prevented-planting-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/cover-crops-are-focus-prevented-planting-decisions#comments Soybean varieties Alfalfa Corn Grasses Soybean Fri, 15 Jul 2011 03:24:00 +0000 48651 at http://farmindustrynews.com When to apply glyphosate to Roundup Ready alfalfa http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/when-apply-glyphosate-roundup-ready-alfalfa <div class="field-byline"> Karen McMahon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop protection companies are suggesting how growers of Roundup Ready alfalfa can manage the new crop’s weed control program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/when-apply-glyphosate-roundup-ready-alfalfa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/when-apply-glyphosate-roundup-ready-alfalfa#comments Herbicides Alfalfa Roundup Ready Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:48:00 +0000 47831 at http://farmindustrynews.com RR alfalfa is back http://farmindustrynews.com/glyphosate-tolerant/rr-alfalfa-back <div class="field-byline"> Lora Berg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roundup Ready alfalfa hits the market (again).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/glyphosate-tolerant/rr-alfalfa-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/glyphosate-tolerant/rr-alfalfa-back#comments Biotech Traits Glyphosate-Tolerant Seed Alfalfa Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:10:00 +0000 45851 at http://farmindustrynews.com Court Ruling Brightens RR Alfalfa's Prospects http://farmindustrynews.com/court-ruling-brightens-rr-alfalfas-prospects <div class="field-byline"> From Hay &amp; Forage Grower </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that lifts the ban on the sale and planting of Roundup Ready alfalfa seed is good</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/court-ruling-brightens-rr-alfalfas-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/court-ruling-brightens-rr-alfalfas-prospects#comments Varieties Tue, 22 Jun 2010 21:02:00 +0000 42362 at http://farmindustrynews.com MasterGraze™ BMR – Revolutionary Forage http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/mastergraze-bmr-revolutionary-forage <div class="node-body article-body">Masters Choice Hybrids is mindful of feed costs, easily one of the largest expenses in livestock production. This</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/mastergraze-bmr-revolutionary-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/mastergraze-bmr-revolutionary-forage#comments Seed Alfalfa Mon, 02 Nov 2009 17:57:00 +0000 40773 at http://farmindustrynews.com