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New information for corn after alfalfa

Crops that follow alfalfa usually benefit from reduced or eliminated nitrogen requirement from fertilizer or manure, increased yield potential compared to following other crops, and reduced pest pressure.

A new Extension bulletin describes management practices for alfalfa termination and the two subsequent corn crops that will help growers utilize the benefits of alfalfa.

If you want to start with the section on nitrogen management for first-year corn following alfalfa, click here.  


Posted 11/13/15 by Neith Little



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