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Organic Alfalfa Production



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By Martin Guerena and Preston Sullivan

Published: 2003

Updated: 2003

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Introduction

Demands for organic dairy feed are on the rise due to passage of the National Organic Program's (NOP) organic standards in 2001. Cows producing organic milk must be fed organic hay. This publication discusses basic cultural requirements, insect pest management, diseases of alfalfa that include root and crown diseases and foliar diseases, nematodes, vertebrate pests, weed controls, and economics and marketing. References and resources are included.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Basic Cultural Requirements
Insect Pest Management
Diseases of Alfalfa
Root and Crown Diseases
Nematodes
Vertebrate Pests
Weed Control
Economics and Marketing
Summary
References
Resources

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