Featured Publication: Establishing Alfalfa for Forage

Alfalfa is one of the highest quality and highest yielding forages. Alfalfa is used for hay, silage or grazing for many types of livestock and grows under a wide range of environmental conditions. A properly established and managed stand of alfalfa can remain productive for 5 to 10 years.

Keys to successful alfalfa establishment include proper soil fertility, variety selection, seedbed preparation and seeder calibration, pest control and stage of maturity at harvest.

Full Publication: University of Arkansas FSA15, ~ Dr. John Jennings