NEWS
Alfalfa Outlook Positive
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue May 20, 2014 04:00 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- John Moore and his son Aaron are ready for hay season to begin.

With Mother Nature not wanting to fully let go of winter and cold temperatures, Midwestern alfalfa growers may see a crop that is slightly delayed. Overall, though, alfalfa is in good shape as farmers await the start of hay season.

"We could start this week weather permitting," John Moore told DTN last week.

WINTERKILL LIMITED

The upper Midwest had a cold winter with much snowfall -- a good combination for alfalfa attempting to survive winterkill, according to Dan Wiersma, livestock information manager for DuPont ...

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