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Dormant Alfalfa

Benefits of choosing to plant alfalfa: Nutritional- Lower fiber, high calcium, more protein per acre. Economic- Increased profits from alfalfa, alfalfa benefits cropping systems, higher yields per acre. Reduced risk- Reduced risk, better production under drought conditions, dependable grazing crop. Conservation- Reduced soil erosion & runoff, added manure management options,...

Hay Is In Short Supply The Northeast is not immune to short hay supplies.  Western areas of the country hit by drought in 2021 are experiencing the same environmental growing conditions in 2022, short on moisture going into the planting and growing season. Hay stocks have...

S&W’s North America alfalfa seed production for our Alfalfa Partner’s brand is nearing completion.  It was an interesting and somewhat challenging year for alfalfa seed production.  Cooler than normal spring conditions in the northwest put the hurt on spring growth, then flowering and seed set...

Now is the time to scout for potato leafhoppers in alfalfa, especially newly seeded stands. Pay special attention to new spring seedings of alfalfa.  Young plants are more susceptible to damage from potato leafhoppers because small plants have not yet fully developed the all-important tap root. ...

S&W Seed Company’s vision is to be the world’s preferred proprietary seed company supplying a range of forage, grain and specialty crop products supporting the growing global demand for animal proteins and healthier consumer diets. S&W has been on the path of change and expansion,...