Crops Livestock

Growers do less cutting, get higher yields with HarvXtra alfalfa

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Too much rain at the wrong time seemed to impact many alfalfa growers this harvest season and while we can’t change the weather, one Winfield United expert says management around the alfalfa cutting cycle and incorporating new alfalfa technologies can give some flexibility for harvesting, cutting, and managing alfalfa.

We had the opportunity to chat with Randy Welch, National Alfalfa Agronomist, Winfield United, about one of these technologies, CROPLAN , HarvXtra alfalfa, which offers farmers more cutting flexibility for greater yield potential or improved forage quality by modifying lignin content beyond what is possible with conventional breeding.

 

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