Pasture and Forage Minute: Alfalfa Seed Selection, Grasshoppers After Drought
April 5, 2023
This week — Reviewing seed selection to avoid anthracnose and Phytophthora root rot, assessing alfalfa stands and predictions on grasshopper populations following the 2022 drought.
Alfalfa Seed Selection to Help Manage Diseases
April 6, 2022
As you think about selecting alfalfa varieties to plant this year, be sure to consider varieties available with greater resistance to diseases like anthracnose and Phytophthora root rot.
Pasture and Forage Minute: The Importance of Legumes, Alfalfa Seed Selection
March 29, 2022
Extension educators explain how to replace costly nitrogen fertilizer with legumes in grazeland and select alfalfa varieties for disease resistance.
Additional Gram-positive Bacterial Diseases in Nebraska Crop Production
May 11, 2021
A review of two lesser-known diseases caused by Gram-positive bacterial pathogens that have been observed in Nebraska — bacterial wilt of alfalfa and bacterial mosaic of wheat.
Rust on Alfalfa
September 13, 2018
Warm, humid weather has caused rust to form in many alfalfa fields throughout our region. While it causes little damage in fields harvested monthly, it can injure and defoliate more mature alfalfa or alfalfa grown for seed.