University of Idaho Extension

Managing Nutrients for FORAGE Crops

University of Idaho Extension Forage Web Page

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide
  Alfalfa
  Grass Pastures
  Grass Seedings for Conservation Programs
  Legume and Legume-Grass Pastures


Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide

  Irrigated Alfalfa
  Irrigated Pastures

    AlfalfaHarvesting

Photos courtesy of International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) unless otherwise noted.

 

ALFALFA

Salt-affected alfalfa. Taken within a greenhouse setting in Kimberly, ID. June, 2012. Amber Moore, University of Idaho.

 

 Kdefalfalfa    PdefIPNI

Potassium deficiency in alfalfa (left). Phosphorus deficiency in alfalfa. Small deficient leaflet (left)compared with healthy leaflet (right) (IPNI).

 

CaDefalfalfa    Mgdefalf

Calcium deficiency in alfalfa. Deficient leaflet compared with a healthy leaflet (right). Magnesium deficiency in alfalfa (left) (IPNI).

 

Sdefalf   Bdefalf

Sulfur deficiency in alfalfa (left) (IPNI). Boron deficiency in alfalfa (right) Photo Courtesy of Glenn Shewmaker, Extension Forage Specialist for the University of Idaho.

 

LEGUMES

GRASSES

Ndefgrass

Nitrogen deficiency in pasture grass.

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