Forage

Q&As Alfalfa

What is the scientific name of alfalfa? Medicago sativa Can people eat alfalfa? Yes humans…

Alfalfa Crop Rotation

Alfalfa Crop Rotation

Most farmers stop cultivating their alfalfa stands after the 4th year, because the yield has…

How and When to harvest Alfalfa

Alfalfa Harvest & Yield per acre

Harvest of alfalfa normally takes place just before the flowering. Many experienced farmers claim that…

Alfalfa Irrigation

Alfalfa Water Requirements

How to irrigate Alfalfa   Although alfalfa is a drought tolerant plant, it needs certain…

Alfalfa Fertilizer Requirements

Alfalfa Fertilizer Requirements

Alfalfa Fertilization   Alfalfa gets adequate nitrogen supply from its symbiotic relationship with nitrogen fixing…

How to grow Alfalfa

How to grow Alfalfa

Lifecycle of Alfalfa Crop In a few words, alfalfa can be sown during autumn or…

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Alfalfa Plant Information

Alfalfa Plant Information

Alfalfa plant is a perennial legume with trifoliate leaves and blue to violet flowers. It…

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Alfalfa Plant Information

Alfalfa Uses & General Info

Alfalfa (scientifically called Medicago sativa) or Lucerne is the most important forage crop in the…