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Dormant Alfalfa

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. ...

Fall alfalfa planting can be quite successful and offer stand establishment advantages over waiting until next spring: Weed competition in late summer planted alfalfa is usually less than spring planting. Fewer weed seeds will sprout in late summer, and most annual weed species won’t survive...

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,...