Alfalfa has been quite slow to reach the bud or bloom stage for typical South Dakota first cutting timing. If it’s been dry (or at least dry early in the growing season) and temperatures have been below normal, there...
Growers Edge, a provider of data-driven financial technology (fintech) solutions for the agricultural industry, today announced a partnership with DF Seeds, a regional seed company of Legacy Seed Acquisitions Co., LLC, to provide a warranty-backed agronomic offer featuring Legacy...
S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW), a global agricultural company headquartered in Longmont, Colorado announced today that it has agreed to commercial terms with Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT) headquartered in Roseville, MN for the exclusive license of an improved...
Potato leafhopper (PLH) is the most damaging alfalfa insect pest in Ontario in most years. While the damage created is not as dramatic as an alfalfa weevil or armyworm outbreak, leafhopper damage is more chronic and widespread. Many farmers...
Alfalfa weevils are major early season pests that can defoliate entire plants if left unchecked. Because these pests overwinter above ground, mild winters can increase weevil survival, making them a top priority for growers. Damage normally only occurs to the...
Aphanomyces Root Rot (ARR) is a disease caused by the oomycete pathogen, Aphanomyces euteiches. A. euteiches can infect many legume species, one of which is alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Aphanomyces is often seen in disease complex with other root rotting...
Irrigation methods vary by crop because of differences in production practices, crop value, water source, and soil characteristics. Irrigation application methods can be broadly categorized as either gravity or pressurized systems. Pressurized irrigation systems apply water under pressure through...
Forages are a very important part of the South Dakota livestock and cropping industries, especially during dry times. Often, producers have difficulties finding enough forage for their herd or locating a fellow producer to buy, sell or rent forages...
High quality alfalfa is produced in North Carolina. It is a fact…!!! For some people, the previous statement may be surprising; however, the quality of alfalfa produced in North Carolina has consistently been recognized in regional hay quality contests,...
Reseeding alfalfa following alfalfa is not a recommended practice due to the effects of autotoxicity, seedling diseases and insect pests that can build up in the old stand. Alfalfa autotoxicity occurs when established alfalfa plants produce toxins (medicarpin) which...
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