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Plant-Animal Interaction

The plant-animal interaction cluster develops and evaluates grazing systems that are easily manageable, sustainable and maximizes grazing while reducing producer costs. Overview Year-round forage...
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  • 2004
  • August

Foundation's Plant Biology Division Works Toward Alfalfa Improvement

The Plant Biology, Forage Improvement and Agricultural divisions of the Noble Research Institute have recently initiated an interdivisional program to improve the forage quality and stand longevity of alfalfa in order to deliver to farmers and ranchers a novel source of high-quality forage.
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Plant-Microbe Interaction

The plant-microbe interaction cluster advances and utilizes knowledge from basic and applied research on beneficial and pathogenic microbes to enhance productivity and sustainability of agricultural...
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Noble Research Institute scientist recognized for alfalfa disease research

Noble Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Chakradhar Mattupalli, Ph.D., has been nominated as one of five American Phytopathological Society (APS) Schroth Faces of the Future.

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Scientists announce genetic advancements in alfalfa research

Alfalfa, the queen of forages, has held secrets for centuries. Now, those genetic mysteries are being unlocked for plant breeders seeking to make the forage crop hardier and higher quality.
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Grazing Alfalfa

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) has probably been grazed for as many years as it has been planted. However, most of the grazing has been done as a minor component of a hay production system and not as a...
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  • 2006
  • November

Alfalfa Is 'Almost Permanent' Pasture

In recent years, grazing-type alfalfa varieties have been released, providing opportunities to livestock operations as a low-input, high-return forage, if managed properly; stands typically could last three to five years with good management.
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  • 2011
  • July

Alfalfa: Not Just Another Pretty Hay

Alfalfa's value as a hay or feed supplement is well recognized, but its usefulness as a grazing forage is often overlooked.
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  • 2012
  • February

The Economic Potential of Grazing-tolerant Alfalfa

Alfalfa is a high quality, perennial legume forage that has potential to be a part of summer stocker grazing programs. However, most of the alfalfa that is produced is primarily harvested and marketed as high quality hay for dairy and equine enterprises.
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  • 2014
  • July

Cotton root rot inhibits alfalfa stand longevity

Alfalfa stands within the Southern Great Plains are often infested with cotton root rot, causing heavily affected fields to be taken out of production within two to three years.
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