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Forage Quarterly

A quarterly newsletter providing research-based information to Minnesota forage producers and their advisors.

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Winter 2018, Vol. 5 No. 1

split taproots of alfalfa

Comparison of healthy and damaged alfalfa taproots

Alfalfa assessment: Factors leading to winter injury

Several factors contribute to winter injury. This article summarizes those conditions and describes how to assess damage in the spring.

Pennycress: A new cash cover crop for the Upper Midwest

Field pennycress, a winter annual cover crop, can be harvested for industrial oilseed uses, while providing ecosystem benefits.

Management options for potential perennial cover crops

Options for preparing a seedbed in perennial cover crops for corn and soybeans are explored.

Minnesota Field Crop Trials – 2017

A comparison between reduced lignin and reference alfalfa varieties

Reduced lignin varieties have the potential to increase the forage value of alfalfa and widen the harvest window.


Summer 2017, Vol 4. No. 2

Winter 2017, Vol.4 No.1

Fall 2016, Vol. 3 No. 3

Spring 2016, Vol.3 No. 2

Winter 2016, Vol. 3 No. 1 (1.4 MB PDF)

Summer 2015, Vol. 2 No. 3 (1.9 MB PDF)

Spring 2015, Vol. 2 No. 2 (1.8 MB PDF)

January 2015, Vol. 2 No. 1 (2.8 MB PDF)

August 2014, Vol. 1 No. 3 (1.6 MB PDF)

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