by Dan Undersander
Alfalfa may start growing in the spring while some freezing nights are still occurring. This has caused many management questions among farmers.
Alfalfa is tolerant of cold temperatures. To make the best management decision we must understand the growth and biology of alfalfa. A few alfalfa growth principles in mind:
Temperatures in the 25 to 30ºF range may cause some leaf deformation for those leave in early development stages but earlier and later