UNL Extension Publications on Alfalfa Topics
Irrigation Management and Crop Characteristics of Alfalfa, NebGuide G1778
Alfalfa is relatively drought-tolerant, but irrigation makes it possible to grow high-quality alfalfa in Nebraska, on a wide range of soils, producing yields almost proportional to water available.
PDF version (620 KB; 4 pages)
Grazing Alfalfa, NebGuide G1393
Grazing alfalfa may be a cost efficient means of harvest for some producers. This NebGuide explores alfalfa and alfalfa/grass options, varieties and stand establishment, and grazing and bloat management.
PDF version (465 KB; 4 pages)
Nebraska Dairy Report, 1999-2000
Annual Report of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dairy Research. Includes chapters referencing sorghum forages. (PDF document, 690KB; 40 pages)
Fall Seed Guide 2008, EC103 (Order book here.)
UNL crop variety test results for winter wheat, triticale grain, barley, alfalfa and grasses are released annually. This publication is not available on the Web, but is available from local Extension offices. Variety trial results are also available on the UNL Variety Testing Web site.
2009 CW articles
August 7, 2009
- Planting Oats for Fall Pasture or Hay
- Using Downed Or Damaged Corn
- Protecting New Alfalfa From Grasshoppers
- Timing Key to Optimum Cane Hay Now, Fewer Weeds Later
- Using Goats to Control Pasture Weeds
September 11, 2009
USDA NASS Crop Condition Updates
June 12, 2009
Controlling Potato Leafhoppers in Alfalfa