AFX 460 Low Lignin Alfalfa

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AFX 460 Low-lignin alfalfa from Alforex Seeds is an alfalfa that should be on every farm.

  • A high yield potential, Hi-Gest alfalfa for geographies using fall dormancy 4-5 varieties
  • A product of forward breeding for improved yield and forage quality
  • Features improved fiber digestibility and better animal performance when compared to other conventionally bred varieties.

Available in a 50 lb. bag

Special financing with John Deere Credit is also available on this product. Call for details!

Special pricing is for seed ordered this month for the 2021 planting season. Seed will be shipped by mid-February unless other arrangements are made with our office.

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AFX 460 Low Lignin Alfalfa is a high yield potential, Hi-Gest alfalfa for geographies using fall dormancy 4-5 varieties.

Suggested seeding rates:  Seed 18-22 lbs/acre alone, 6-15 lbs/acre in a mixed stand.

Approx. seeds/lb.:  227,000

Seeding depth:  Seed ¼” to ½” deep in a firm, moist seedbed.

Ave. Emergence time (days):  7

Preferred soils:  Well-drained soils with balanced fertility and a pH of 6.8 to 7.0.  Fields should be free of perennial weeds and any herbicide carryover.  Fields should not have been in alfalfa in the previous year to avoid any alfalfa autotoxicity problems.

Management suggestions:  Use 25-30 units of N at seeding on coarse textured soils with low organic matter, 20-35 lbs N/acre if seeded with a companion crop and 40-55 lbs N/acre if companion will be harvested as silage.  May be planted in spring or late summer.  More specific recommendations for planting, growing, fertilizing and harvesting are available upon request.

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Weight 54 lbs
Dimensions 28 × 17 × 5 in
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