1. Alfalfa harvesting in the fall involves benefits vs. risks

    Late Season Alfalfa Management

    Sep 6, 2018

    Fall cutting of alfalfa comes down to balancing the need or value of the forage versus risk to the stand health and winter survival. In this article we discuss the trade-offs and risk factors to consider when cutting alfalfa in the fall.

  2. Akfalfa windrows

    Alfalfa Quality Estimates for Ohio

    May 25, 2018

    Alfalfa development over the past week has continued at a a rapid pace and caused an increase in neutral detergent fiber (NDF) values. It is time to harvest high quality alfalfa in southern and western Ohio!

  3. Hay windrows

    First Cutting Time is Approaching!

    May 17, 2018

    Estimating fiber content before harvest can be valuable to producers for making harvest timing and storage decisions. A simple method can be used to estimate the fiber content of alfalfa standing in the field to guide harvest timing decisions.