Aflalfa crop news for farmers in the western United States who face a wide range of issues affecting profitability. Turn to Western Farm Press for news, market information, and alfalfa production tips and analysis.
The five top ways to improve western-state alfalfa yield and profitability involve irrigation management, cutting schedules, fertilization, proper stand establishment, and herbicide timing, says the University of California's Steve Orloff.
Since last December, the California Alfalfa & Forage Association has been engaged on a multi-agency project entitled ‘Identifying and Maintaining Critical Uses of Chlorpyrifos in Alfalfa, Almonds, Citrus, and Cotton.’...More
Alfalfa is the the cornerstone of the largest dairy industry in the nation, the essential ingredient in producing healthy “grass fed” beef, and one of the mainstays of our ports’ westbound container traffic....More