Alfalfa stands should be re-evaluated each year to monitor deterioration. The grower may wish to establish new seedlings when stands are less than the levels shown in the Alfalfa Stand Evaluation Guide below.
|Stand Age||Plants/Sq. Foot|
|Expected Moisture||lbs. of Seed/Acre||Acres Planting/50lb Bag|
|Limited Irrigation or Favorable Dryland Direct Seeding||15-18||3.3-2.8|
|With Companion Crop||12-15||4.2-3.3|