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Vernal

 
Product Overview
Vernal alfalfa is one of the original lines of alfalfa genetics that has been around for many years. It is very drought and winter hardy. Vernal is best used for hay production on dryland or in alfalfa/grass mixtures to be hayed or grazed.

 

Planting

  • Planting Time:
    • Early Spring – after hard freezing conditions have ended
    • Late Summer/Early Fall – allow 4-6 weeks of growth before the first hard frost
  • Seeding Rate:
    • Good Soil, Adequate Moisture – 15-20 lbs./acre
    • Light Soil, Dry conditions – 12-15 lbs./acre
  • Ideal Seed Depth: ½”
  • Alfalfa should be drilled into a firm seedbed, or broadcasted and packed