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The importance of alfalfa leaves


Obtaining higher quality alfalfa bales depends on the good work of everyone involved in the process. From cultivation in the field to transportation and delivery to the customer, everyone plays an important role. Maintaining alfalfa leaves throughout the production process is key to a nutritious end product.Here are some recommendations to achieve it.

Timing of alfalfa cutting


The timing of alfalfa cutting is very important for forage production and quality. Cut before flowering and increase crude protein or cut at full bloom and increase forage quantity?Also the choice of the time of day and even the height of the cut are factors that the farmer weighs in each cut. Here are some …

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Alfalfa in production systems -2


Reasons for introducing alfalfa in production systems -2 The dry matter content of dehydrated alfalfa is normally between 88 and 92%, which is an important parameter in establishing the cost of a forage. In general, the higher the dry matter content, the higher the price of the product because it is the nutrient content that …

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Alfalfa in production systems -1


Reasons for introducing alfalfa into production systems -1 Alfalfa is one of the best options for extensive crop rotation, an excellent precursor to winter cereal and highly profitable.As a perennial and protective plant, it reduces erosion in semi-desert areas and cuts the cycle of wheat and barley diseases.