Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Sep 17, 2015 08:42 AM CDT

Producing high corn and soybean yields grabs most of the headlines and farmers' attention. Alfalfa, on the other hand, is too often left to fend for itself.

Yet of all the crops, alfalfa is one that most readily responds to fertility and foliar programs. Results are quickly available and easy to see during summer harvests. What we need to keep in mind is that pushing the crop to increase tonnage in the spring and summer can also stress the crop and send it into winter in a weakened state.

The timing of final cutting, amount of regrowth before a hard ...

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