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Alfalfa Varieties

Alfalfa is a tap-rooted, multi-cut, perennial forage legume. It is very productive, drought tolerant, widely adapted, and is the second most commonly planted forage legume in the world. We carry a wide range of alfalfa varieties to fit most farming situations and budgets.
Alfalfa Agronomic Basics

Foregrazer V


Dual Purpose Hay and Graze

  • Sunken crowns for more protection from hoof and/or wheel traffic
  • Exceptional disease resistance with Aphanomyces Races 1 & 2 resistance
  • Flexible for grazing or 3-, 4-, or 5-cuts/year
  • Excellent forage quality with very high yield potential
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)

Matrix Creeping

Creeping Alfalfa

Creeping Alfalfa with Disease Resistance!

  • Strong yields and high quality with a second-to-none creeping habit (spreads by roots)
  • On lighter soils and drier conditions, can out-yield tap-rooted varieties
  • The first creeping alfalfa with excellent all-around disease resistance for wetter soils (DRI=25/30)
  • Has some tolerance to frost heaving and ice sheeting (FD=2)
  • Begins creeping habit sooner than any other creeping alfalfa
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)

Nitrogen Brand

Plowdown Alfalfa

Improved Alfalfa for Maximum 1-Year Biomass & N Production
  • Excellent leaf retention & forage quality
  • Grows long into the fall, high fall dormancy (FD=9)
  • Will winterkill in the upper-Midwest
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Viking 3100 Brand

Yield & Value

Yield and Value for 3-Cut System

  • Ideal for 2- or 3-cut harvest systems
  • Historically our best-selling alfalfa
  • Good yielding and good recovery after cutting
  • Good yield and disease resistance
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)



Good Choice for 2-Cut System on Light Soil

  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Low disease tolerance; best suited for well drained acres
  • Economical option for hay or plowdown
  • Inoculated with PreVail (OMRI-approved)

Honest John Brand

Good Value

Quality Alfalfa with a Trace of Clover

  • A blend of high-yielding, disease-resistant alfalfas with good winter hardiness
  • Well-adapted for haylage or dry hay across the Upper Midwest
  • Some lots may contain up to 3% red clover–clearly listed on the tag
  • Inoculated with PreVail (OMRI-approved)

Viking 392AP Brand

Aphanomyces 2 Resistance

One Alfalfa to Rule Them All

  • Maximize your yield, quality and survival from the toughest ground to your most productive
  • Top-yielding 4-cut variety with excellent forage quality, great choice for dairy or beef hay
  • Resistance to Race 2 and 3 Aphanomyces root rots for your wetter ground
  • Branch rooted trait for more lateral roots and better performance on wet soils
  • Sunken crowns means less damage from wheel or hoof traffic
  • A “perfect” Disease Resistance Index of 30/30
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Viking 330M Brand

Affordable Yield & Quality

Yield and Quality for 3 or 4 Cut System

  • High-quality, FD4, multi-leaf alfalfa
  • Good all-around disease resistance
  • Very good yields, quick recovery
  • Good choice for dairy-quality hay
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)

Viking 372HD Brand

Exceptional Yield & Digestiblity

Exceptional Yield With Exceptional Digestibility

  • One of the highest yielding alfalfas in our line up. Period
  • Exceptional digestibility for more milk per acre
  • Very fast recovery ideal for 4- or 5-cut systems
  • Excellent forage quality, even in late harvest
  • Excellent disease tolerance (DRI=30/30) allows for planting on a wide range of soil types
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Viking 342LH (Leafhopper)

Leafhoppers? No Problem!

Got Leafhoppers? No Problem!

  • 'Seventh Generation' leafhopper resistance
  • Excellent forage quality
  • Great yields & recovery in a 3- to 4-cut harvest system
  • Good value with leafhopper protection
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc

WL 358LH

Next Generation Leafhopper Resistance!

The Best Leafhopper Resistant Alfalfa You Can Plant!

  • Industry's leading 'Eigth Generation' leafhopper resistance
  • When compared to convenitonal varieties, WL358LH can tolerate over TEN times the level of potato leafhoppers before spraying is necessary
  • Superb yields and quality under 4-, and 5-cut systems
  • Superior digestibility produces more milk and beef and greater profitability
  • Very winter hardy (WSI=2.0) and strong persistence provides long stand life
  • Dark-green, fine-stemmed, and highly digestible plants make high quality hay
  • Coated with Apex Green Seed Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

WL 365HQ

Highest Quality Alfalfa

Highest Quality Alfalfa
  • Very high yields in a 4- to 6- cut system
  • Extremely winterhardy (WSI=1.1) makes this alfalfa ideal for harsh conditions
  • Near perfect disease resistance for solid performance across a wide range of soil types
  • Fine-stemmed variety makes it a highly palatable and easily digested
  • Apron XL fungicide plus Growth Promoter

Hi-Gest Alfalfa

Highly Digestible Yields

  • Improved fiber digestibility and whole plant intake
  • High leaf-to-stem ratio
  • Conventional breeding for no yield drag
  • Wider harvest window of up to 7 days past late bud
  • Fungicide treated
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