Alfalfa

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After Recovering From Drought, Farmers Now Reeling From All The Rain

Wet weather has put some farmers way behind schedule. Corn and soybeans have been a struggle this year, so has alfalfa.

06/07/2013

Hay Production

Drought Drives Demand For Minnesota Hay

Fields lined by leafy, green rows of freshly cut alfalfa may just as well be strips of gold, as the essential feed for dairy cows and horses is quickly becoming a huge cash crop for Central Minnesota farmers.

07/25/2012

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U Of M announces Top 10 Plants That Changed Minn.

The University of Minnesota has issued a list of the top 10 plants that have changed Minnesota and how its people live today.

05/30/2012

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NM Scientists Develop Drought-Tolerant Alfalfa

With much of the Southwest struggling with drought, many ranchers and dairy farmers are having difficulty finding enough hay for their livestock and making tough choices: pay up to twice as much as last year and ship it in from hundreds of miles away or do without and sell off some of their herd.

01/02/2012

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