Alfalfa http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Farmers searching for increased efficiency in lower-price environment http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers reacting to lower prices by seeking ways to save money through more efficient equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment#comments Alfalfa Equipment Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:46:00 +0000 148211 at http://westernfarmpress.com Case IH announces new entries for the hay and forage market http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market <div class="node-body video-body">Case IH uses new World Ag Expo Pavilion to introduce new LB4 series balers that offer producers more flexibility and the ability to harvest more hay while the sun shines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market#comments Alfalfa Equipment Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:17:00 +0000 148051 at http://westernfarmpress.com CAFA members join national group for D.C. fly-in http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/cafa-members-join-national-group-dc-fly <div class="field-byline"> Spencer Halsey, Executive Director, California Alfalfa &amp; Forage Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The alfalfa industry is not looking for anything special, but is simply interested in establishing a level playing field with other crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/cafa-members-join-national-group-dc-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/cafa-members-join-national-group-dc-fly#comments Alfalfa Government Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000 147811 at http://westernfarmpress.com Five ways to improve Western alfalfa yield, profitability http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/five-ways-improve-western-alfalfa-yield-profitability <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/five-ways-improve-western-alfalfa-yield-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/five-ways-improve-western-alfalfa-yield-profitability#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:33:00 +0000 147211 at http://westernfarmpress.com Photos - Top ways to improve alfalfa yield, profitability http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/photos-top-ways-improve-alfalfa-yield-profitability <div class="node-body gallery-body">The five top ways to improve western-state alfalfa yield and profitability involve irrigation management, cutting schedules, fertilization, proper stand establishment, and herbicide timing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/photos-top-ways-improve-alfalfa-yield-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/photos-top-ways-improve-alfalfa-yield-profitability#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:03:00 +0000 147201 at http://westernfarmpress.com California soil toxins worsened by drought http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Pollock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lack of water will take away one of the weapons California growers can use to combat soil toxins. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought#comments Alfalfa Grapes Irrigation Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Vegetables Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:35:00 +0000 147131 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 17 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17 <div class="node-body article-body">Coon Dog Killer. Pope Loves His Plonk. EPA’s Permit Planet. Rosewood Mafia. House with no Corners. Concrete Soil. Drought Costs Coming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 147071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Alfalfa growers sound aphid alarm http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-growers-sound-aphid-alarm <div class="field-byline"> Spencer Halsey, Executive Director, California Alfalfa &amp; Forage Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growers and PCAs are sounding the alarm about the advance of both the blue alfalfa aphid (BAA) and the cowpea aphid throughout the SJV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-growers-sound-aphid-alarm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-growers-sound-aphid-alarm#comments Alfalfa Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 147011 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 10 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10 <div class="node-body article-body">When’s a pig not a pig? Waiting for Hitler. Climbing with honey hunters. Born, raised, slaughtered in the U.S. Fake food riches. Cyborg plants. Age of alchemy. High cost of cheap milk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 146791 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 6 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6 <div class="node-body article-body">Water witches. Enviro regs eat their own. Nut pain. Pints over pastries. Wall Street is watching. Waiting for the end. A most hidden fish. The onion whisperer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:45:00 +0000 146721 at http://westernfarmpress.com