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Some have been saying the drought has not had that much effect on California alfalfa production. Veteran hay marketing analyst Seth Hoyt disagrees.
Speaking at the Forage Seminar at World Ag Expo, Hoyt said the lack of surface water allocations ...
The 2014 California Alfalfa and Grains Symposium started with a bang Dec. 10 in Long Beach, Calif. with an export tour with stops at the Los Angeles Harbor Grain Terminal (LAHGT), Anderson Hay, and ACX Global...
Dan Putnam is a University of California Extension Specialist and agronomist specializing in alfalfa and forage crop systems, forage quality and utilization, alternative field crops, cellulosic energy crops (switchgrass, miscanthus) and crop ecology.
Alfalfa, the crop with the largest acreage in California, could well emerge as a survivor in the state hard hit by drought.
“This plant is a tough plant,” says Dan Putnam, UCD alfalfa and forage specialist.