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World Alfalfa Congress

World Alfalfa Congress was held November 14-17, 2022 in San Diego, CA.

Sponsored by the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance, California Alfalfa & Forage Alliance and UC Davis.

Please see: 2022 World Alfalfa Congress for Proceedings, Videos and Powerpoints.

For other Congress information please see: California Symposium

December 2022 Update

New blog post has been published.

'Dot-lined Angle: New Caterpillar Found in Low Desert Alfalfa Fields' by Michael Rethwisch.

Please see: Dot-lined Angle: New Caterpillar Found in Low Desert Alfalfa Fields to view this blog post.

Alfalfa & Forage Pest Management Virtual Workshop

December, 2020

PCA and CCA Credits Offered

This workshop covered many aspects of pest management of importance including weeds, insects, and diseases.

Organized by: University of California Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources.


California Alfalfa & Western Alfalfa & Grains Symposia

Irrigated Alfalfa Management Publication Purchase

A comprehensive 24-chapter publication designed to provide detailed, scientifically-based information about the growth, production, management, and utilization of alfalfa grown under irrigation. Lots of pest management information, forage quality, and variety information. Chapters can be downloaded, but it’s better to buy the whole publication.

Producing Alfalfa
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Learn to produce alfalfa from General Information to Seed Production.
Variety Selection
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Consult data tables from variety trials by location to help pick an alfalfa variety.
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Keep up on the latest symposium.
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