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Uses of Alfalfa

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Alfalfa is the major crop used for feeding cattle and other livestock.  Dairy and beef ranchers in Utah are reliant on alfalfa to help their cattle healthy.   Livestock production can be significantly increased when alfalfa is harvested properly since the nutrients are more prevalent during certaint times of growth.

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Alfalfa in Utah

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This is Alfalfa form the movie "Little Rascals". He was a founding member of the "He- Man Woman Haters Club".  Alfalfa was very important to his friends.... Wait!  What do you mean this isn't the right alfalfa?  this is supposed to be about a plant? Ok well here we go...

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Alfalfa in Utah

Alfalfa in Utah | Alfalfa | Scoop.it
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Alfalfa mania main cash crop for farmers in Utah.  Alfalfa comes from the Arabic word meaning "best fodder".  It was brought to America from the Spanish explorers.  Alfalfa seed is very small and can be grown relatively easy wsoils ell prepared soil and irrigation.  In the warmer climates a single planting of alfalfa can yield several cuttings in a single growing season.

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