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Organic 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 premium selection of Organic alfalfa varieties to fit any field, rotation or budget.
We recommend a seeding rate of 12-15 lbs/acre into a well prepared seedbed. 
Alfalfa Agronomic Basics

Organic Appaloosa

Grazing or Haying Variety

  • Very high-yielding low-crown set alfalfa blend
  • Excellent quality with a high leaf-to-stem ratio
  • Excellent choice for haying or grazing (tolerant to wheel & hoof traffic)
  • Very good winter hardiness and disease resistance
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 340M

High Leaf-to-Stem Ratio


  • High quality, FD3, multi-leaf alfalfa
  • Good all-around disease resistance
  • Very good yields, quick recovery in a 3-cut system
  • Good choice for all classes of livestock
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Hardy

Economical Choice--Great Persistence

  • A very winterhardy alfalfa variety (WSI 2.2)
  • Good for short haying rotations on heavy soils or long rotations on drier ground
  • Good inexpensive plowdown option
  • Limited disease resistance, avoid wet ground
  • Inoculated with Prevail (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 3800

Consistent and Versatile


  • Very high-yielding alfalfa (FD=4) with fast recovery
  • Excellent quality, well-suited for dairy or beef cows
  • Excellent disease resistance (29/30 DRI)
  • Deep crown set; can withstand mild to moderate wheel & hoof traffic
  • Medium resistance to potato leafhopper
  • Best suited for 3- or 4-cut systems
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc

Organic Charger

Fastest Establishment

  • Fast establishment and recovery after cutting
  • Excellent choice for one or two year hay rotations
  • Flemish variety produced in South Dakota
  • Very winter-hardy, limited disease resistance
  • Good fit as a one-year plowdown alfalfa
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Nitrogen Brand

Maximum Tonnage Seeding Year

  • Alfalfa variety bred for maximum 1-year biomass & Nitrogen production
  • Good leaf retention and forage quality
  • High Fall Dormancy Rating (FD=9)
  • Best used as a single season hay crop or plowdown
  • Will likely winterkill in the Upper Midwest
  • Coated with APEX Green Hydroloc Seed Coating (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 540LH (Out of Stock)

Leafhopper Resistance


  • Premium quality forage with excellent resistance to potato leafhoppers
  • High-yielding variety; fast establishment, quick recovery
  • Superior resistance to phytophthora, fusarium, and aphanomyces root rots
  • Good persistence on wetter soils
  • Strong winter survival score (WSI=2)
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 372HD (Out of Stock)

Yield & Quality


  • The highest yielding alfalfa we sell combined with excellent digestibility equals best-in-class milk per acre
  • Very fast regrowth after cutting, suited for 4- and 5-cut systems
  • Excellent winter hardiness (WSI=2) 
  • 30/30 Disease Resistance Index rating help to maximize the life of the stand and your investment
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)
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