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Alfalfa Outlook - 1
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:22 AM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- While the total number of alfalfa acres has declined in recent years due to farmers shifting land to higher-priced corn, some of those acres may be reclaimed this year.

In Nebraska, there seems to be at least a perception that a few more alfalfa acres will be grown, according to Bruce Anderson, professor of agronomy and extension forage specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

"Some of the seed companies are at least seeing higher seed sales early, which suggests a few more acres will develop," Anderson said. "I don't think there will be a major shift, ...

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