Albert Lea Seed

Seed Index Trial Data

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 Viking 540LH

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
  • Strong winter survival score (WSI=2)
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 370HD (Out of Stock)

Farmer Tested, Cattle-Approved

  • Exceptional yield combined with outstanding digestibility means more milk or beef per acre
  • One of our best-selling alfalfas for 6 years running
  • Holds its quality, giving you a wider harvest window
  • Very fast regrowth after cutting (FD=3.7)
  • Excellent winter hardiness (WSI=2) combined with a 30/30 Disease Resistance Index Means you are maximizing the life of the stand and your investment
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Foregrazer -NEW!


  • Dual purpose variety that is excellent for haying or pasture
  • Sunken crowns for more protection from hoof and/or wheel traffic
  • Excellent choice for haying or grazing, giving you more flexibility
  • Exceptional disease resistance with Aphanomyces Races 1 & 2 resistance
  • Suitable for all soil types including wet ground
  • Flexible for grazing or 3-, 4-, or 5-cuts/year
  • Excellent forage quality with very high yield potential
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 3800

High Quality, Fast Establishment

  • Very high-yielding alfalfa (FD=4) with fast recovery
  • Excellent disease resistance (DRI=30/30)
  • Deep crown set; can withstand mild to moderate wheel & hoof traffic
  • Widely adapted to varied soil types
  • Produces excellent quality forage for hay or silage
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc Seed Coating (OMRI-approved)

Organic Viking 340M

High Quality

  • High quality multileaf alfalfa
  • Good all-around disease resistance
  • Very good yields, quick recovery
  • Good choice for all classes of livestock
  • Coated with Apex Green Hydroloc (OMRI-approved)

Organic Appaloosa

Low Crown Set

  • 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 Charger

Fast 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 Hardy

Economical Variety

  • 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 Nitrogen Brand (Out of Stock)

High Fall Dormancy

  • Alfalfa variety bred for maximum 1-year biomass & Nitrogen production
  • Good leaf retention and forage quality
  • High Fall Dormancy Rating (FD=7)
  • Best used on well-drained soils as a single season hay crop or plowdown
  • Will likely winterkill in the Upper Midwest
  • Coated with APEX Green Hydroloc Seed Coating (OMRI-approved)
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