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Selecting alfalfa varieties for the Pacific Northwest

D. B. Hannaway

Selecting alfalfa varieties for the Pacific Northwest

by D. B. Hannaway

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

  • Alfalfa -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared by David B. Hannaway].
    SeriesPNW -- 244., PNW (Series) -- 244.
    ContributionsOregon State University. Extension Service., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension Service., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613293M

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    By James H. Cane, Published on 01/01/ Journal/Book Title/Conference. Annual Conference of the Pacific Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association. Selecting the best alfalfa varieties is one of the most important decisions producers make in devel - oping a good forage-production system. Selecting alfalfa varieties is a 5- to year investment. It is important to buy quality seed of certified varieties with high germination percentages. Planting high-.

      SHOREVIEW, Minn. – Six new alfalfa varieties have been added to the CROPLAN seed lineup for ordering during fall and planting spring , giving farmers more choices to match each field. My best advice is to purchase starts raised by local growers that know which varieties reliably produce well in relatively cool Pacific Northwest gardens. Short-season varieties are your best.

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