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Alfalfa Varieties

Hi-Gest 360: WDI- 30/30, FD: 3
As the first commercailly available low lignin alfalfa variety for dormant producers, Hi-Gest 360 offers a wider harvest window while still maintaining high feeed quality.  Even when harvest is delayed up to 7 days, whole plant lignin for Hi-Gest 360 is 7 -10% lower than other dormant varieties.  Multifoliate leaf expression, excellent winter hardiness, and rapid regrowth make this variety an excellent choice for producers who need high quality feed in their operation.
 
Optimum 4.0: WDI- 35/35, FD: 4
The Valley's new leader in alfalfa performance with an outstanding trait packeage that raises the achievement bar to the next level. Optimum 4.0 boasts a 35/35 on the disease rating index, has the best winter hardiness score available, is resistant to stem nematode, and top all that off with high resistance to Aphanomyces Race2. Where its for exceptional forage yeilds, superior forage quality for very fast recovery aflter cutting, Optimum 4.0 is the choice for commercial hay, beef, and dairy producers.

FSG 524: WDI- 30/30, FD: 5
If you are serious about alfalfa hay production FSG 524 is one you have to grow. Rich green foliage with high leaf- to-stem ratio combined with very fast recovery creates our highest yield potential. This multifoliate allows for the opportunity for dairy quality hay with proper management.

Resolute: WDI – 28/30, FD: 4
Our best selling alfalfa.  Resolute is a two way blend with alfalfas chosen for their ability to produce high quality feel while maintaining stand integrity.  Most often used in forage mixtures or short duration stands.

408DP: WDI- 28/30, FD: 4
Bread as a dual purpose alfalfa (Hay/Grazing), with high yeild potential, 408 DP has deep-set crowns with 61% of the crowns 1" to 1.5" below the surface.  The deep-set crowns give protection dring severe winter weather and from animal and equipment traffic.  For usein three to four cut systems with high hay yields, great forage quality, and and excellent disease and insect resistance package.
 
LH 30-30: WDI- 30/30, FD: 4
30-30 is a high quality alfalfa with genetic resistance to potato leafhopper that peforms will in mixtures with cool season grasses or other legumes.  Best utilized in a three to four cut harvest plan or rotational grazing system.  The leafhopper come from the glandular hairs, hairs that are not fully developed in early vegatative stages of alfalfa so less resistance occurs early on.  Even with the resistance available always scout and spray if thresholds are reached.
 
430RRLH: WDI-330/30, FD: 4
430RRLH is the latest Genuity® Roundup Ready® leafhopper alfalfa varieties that lets you produce cleaner, higher quality alfalfa for greater profit potential. 430RRLH alfalfa performs well over a wide range of environmental conditions and is adapted to all areas where 3, 4, and 5 fall dormancy varieties are planted.