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  • Alfalfa survival in Indiana’s severe winter

    MIDWEST: As we continue to experience one of the most severe winters in recent memory, both in terms of snowfall accumulation and severe cold temperatures, growers are wondering about winter injury or even winter kill to their alfalfa fields. The following can impact alfalfa winter survival: Severe cold temperatures around 5 degrees and below can cause damage and during prolonged exposure may kill alfalfa plants. Even if plants aren’t killed, the full extent of the…

Seed treater equipment
Marestail emerging in an alfalfa field