Organic Alfalfa

Alfalfa

High Yielding - General Purpose

Goldfinch Organic Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 3
  • Excellent persistence and longevity
  • Fast recovery after cutting
  • Very good yields
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Thrasher Organic Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 3-4
  • A blend of two or more varieties
  • Medium stem size
  • Germination will be 90% or better with no noxious weed seed

King Bird Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 4
  • Excellent potential for yield and high quality
  • Excellent winter hardiness and persistence
  • Strong disease package
  • Good Spring vigor

Golden Eagle Hy Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 4
  • Excellent spring vigor results in earlier first cutting
  • Drought tolerance results in some hay production when other varieties have no production
  • Fast recovery and very good traffic tolerance
  • Fine stems result in excellent forage quality
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Roadrunner Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 4
  • Excellent leaf to stem ratio
  • Very good disease resistance; excellent winter hardiness
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Raven Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 4
  • General-purpose alfalfa with excellent persistence, especially in heavier soils
  • Resistant to a wide range of alfalfa diseases
  • Yields are above the plot average
  • Medium to fine stem with some multi-leaf expression
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Bluejay 4 HR Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 4
  • Combines excellent resistance to potato leafhopper with excellent forage quality
  • Allow time for young seedlings to develop resistance; first-time growth needs to be 8" - 12" for expression of resistance
  • Excellent disease resistance and high yields
  • A good choice for areas where fusarium wilt, phytophthora root rot and aphanomyces are a problem

Mallard 5 Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 5; excellent winter hardiness
  • Fast recovery; an extra cutting is possible.
  • Suitable for a 4 or 5 cut system, high-yield environment
  • Good tolerance to root rot and will perform well on heavy soil
  • Well adapted to conditions where Aphanomyces root rot is a problem
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Robin Alfalfa

  • Fall dormacy 5
  • Excellent potential for surviving tough winter conditions
  • High yielding variety with excellent potential for high quality forage
  • Excellent disease tolerance (30/30) and can be planted on a wide range of soils
  • Produces highly digestible forage, and has a wide harvest window
  • Robin has fast regrowth for high yields, and can perform well in a 4 or 5 cut system
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Non-Dormant Alfalfa

Non-dormant varieties are commonly planted in areas where there is little to no risk of a hard freeze. Use of non-dormant varieties in other areas may result in winterkill and poor persistence.

Sandpiper Alfalfa

  • Fall dormant 8 variety; remains active during the winter
  • Excellent persistence; resistant to aphid and nematode pests
  • Resistant to major root and leaf diseases
  • Very good tolerance of wheel traffic with excellent standability
  • Capable of producing very-high-quality hay and can be cut 7 to 11 times a year

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Condor Alfalfa

  • Fall dormancy 9; salt tollerant
  • Broad adaptability in saline and non-saline soils
  • Tolerance to wheel traffic with excellent standability
  • High resistance to northern root-knot and southern root-knot
  • Resistance to stem nematode

 

Branch-Rooted

Red Falcon BR Alfalfa

  • This branch-rooted alfalfa stays productive in poorly drained soils
  • Multi-leaf variety which produces excellent-quality forage
  • High disease resistance (DRI 30/30) means that Red Falcon BR will remain highly productive against a wide range of diseases and pests
  • Very good tolerance of heavy wheel traffic
  • Coated seed available
  • Organic supply available in 2014-2015
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