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Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Update

Threecornered alfalfa hoppers are out in high numbers and earlier than usual this year.

The threecornered alfalfa hopper is a green, wedge-shaped insect about the size of a Lygus bug. These leafhopper pests have piercing-sucking mouthparts and feed on the stems of alfalfa plants,...

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Fall is the Time to Fertilize!

Sample soil or plant tissue to determine fertilizer needs.

I visited a grower recently who noticed his alfalfa wasn’t coming back as quickly after cutting this summer.  He had taken plant tissue and soil tests which both indicated that phosphorus...

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:06 AM

Alfalfa Symposium - December 10-12, 2012

Learn the latest alfalfa production strategies at the 2012 Alfalfa & Forage Symposium

The latest innovations in alfalfa and grains will be showcased at the annual Alfalfa Symposium, December 10-12, in Sacramento. The symposium is sponsored by University of California Cooperative...

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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