Alfalfa Winterkill and Injury: One More Challenge for Farmers to Overcome

Alfalfa Winterkill and Injury:
One More Challenge for Farmers to Overcome

To say the last several months has been a challenge for farmers, especially dairy and livestock farmers, is the major understatement of the year. Take low milk and commodity prices, add in record snowfall since late January, throw in several collapsed buildings, plus a late April snow storm, add a late spring and planting season, and now sprinkle in the realization that alfalfa and other perennial forages have suffered winter injury or worse winterkill and dairy and livestock farmers have more management obstacles to overcome.  To read the full article click here