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What to do with those tough to control perennial weeds in established alfalfa?

AlfalfaWeeds

The old saying, “Everything's fine until it's not,” comes to mind when dealing with some tough to control perennial weeds in alfalfa production during the summertime. Such was the case...

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:52 PM
Tags: AgRIC (3), alfalfa (31), herbicide (1), WeedRIC (1), weeds (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Key to managing springtime weeds in seedling alfalfa stands: Patience

Weeds in seedling alfalfa.

Yikes, my weed control didn't work!  It's springtime and you're looking at your seedling alfalfa field that you planted late last fall. You have a great stand, but you're not quite satisfied...

Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:59 AM
  • Author: Rachael Freeman Long
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Tags: agric (3), alfalfa (31), seedling (1), weeds (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Alfalfa Crop Surviving Frosts in the Central Valley

Frost damage to alfalfa, Yolo Co, 2018.

Put on that jacket!  This winter has been cold and dry, and many of our crops have felt it, including almonds, but also alfalfa!  Fortunately, alfalfa has a high degree of tolerance but...

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: agric (3), alfalfa (31), frost (1), weevils (2)

Controlling Alfalfa Weevils in the Intermountain Area with Pyrethroid Resistance

Figure One

Picture 1: Adult alfalfa weevil Alfalfa weevils, key pests of alfalfa hay, have been showing pyrethroid insecticide resistance within the Intermountain region, specifically in the Scott Valley...

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Managing Weevils in Alfalfa Hay Production

Harvesting alfalfa weevil trials

It's that time of year again to watch for those evil alfalfa weevils! Weevils are key pests of alfalfa, causing yield and quality losses mainly to the first alfalfa hay cutting. The alfalfa weevil...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 9:03 AM
Tags: alfalfa (31), control (1), forage quality (1), weevils (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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