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Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Irrigated Alfalfa Seed

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CIS 1116
Pub. Date: 2004
Last Reviewed: 2016

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This publication's estimated fertilizer recommendations for irrigated alfalfa seed are based on the nutrient requirements for alfalfa forage with modifications to reflect cultural practices used in growing alfalfa seed. Information covered includes biomass production and removal, plant population, watering, residue burning, soil sampling, fertilizer recommendations (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur), and tissue testing.

Authors: Brad Brown and Jim Barbour

4 pages


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