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405 Branded Alfalfa

AFX 469

ALFALFA

For Aggressive Managers

405 Branded Alfalfa

Performance

  • For growers who aggressively manage their established alfalfa acres to maximize milk per acre
  • A 11% yield advantage versus PGI 557
  • FastGrowth ability shaves 3 to 5 days off the time between harvests to maximize seasonal yield
  • Carries a strong, multiple-pest package to protect fast-growing plants and aggressively managed acres

Management

  • Fast-growing variety for production areas that use fall dormancy 4 and 5 alfalfas, and when four or more cuts are expected each season
  • Average seedling year yield performance when spring direct seeded
  • Very early harvest maturity; reaches late bud or early flower 3 to 5 days ahead of most dormant alfalfas
  • Very fast green-up after harvest and accelerated growth to harvest maturity

Appearance at Harvest Maturity

  • Tall and showy, with large leaves




405 Branded Alfalfa
405 Branded Alfalfa

Yield Rating Key: 5 = Best; 3 = Average; 1 = Poor

Agronomic Yield Ratings are based on average performance between Alforex varieties. Actual performance may be adversely affected by extreme conditions. Unless stated,ratings are based on standardized testing procedures endorsed by the North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference.

Low lignin ratings are measured and calculated by proprietary Alforex Seed protocols.

FastGrowth ratings are calculated by Alforex Seeds from weekly measurement of varieties grown side-by-side from green-up to harvest through the growing season. Expressed as average centimeters growth per day. >2.20 = Very Fast; >2.00 = Fast; >1.80 = Average; >1.60 = Slow; <1.60 = Very Slow

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