Start Date

27-2-1986 1:00 PM

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Alfalfa is an excellent feed for dairy cows. When used properly, alfalfa can help cut cost of production and increase level of production. However, like everything else, the feeding of alfalfa needs to be managed to maximize efficient production. There are three key steps involved in maximizing alfalfa in a dairy feeding program. These are:

  1. harvest alfalfa at the proper stage of maturity
  2. know what the alfalfa contains and feed accordingly
  3. get the alfalfa to the cows that need it.

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Feb 27th, 1:00 PM

Maximizing Alfalfa in Dairy Feeding Programs

Alfalfa is an excellent feed for dairy cows. When used properly, alfalfa can help cut cost of production and increase level of production. However, like everything else, the feeding of alfalfa needs to be managed to maximize efficient production. There are three key steps involved in maximizing alfalfa in a dairy feeding program. These are:

  1. harvest alfalfa at the proper stage of maturity
  2. know what the alfalfa contains and feed accordingly
  3. get the alfalfa to the cows that need it.