Evermore Alfalfa

  • New FD5/WH2 concept in alfalfa!
  • Rapid regrowth after cutting coupled with excellent winterhardiness
  • Very high yield potential
  • First choice for use under intensive management systems
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy 5.0
Leaf Type Trifoliate

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Planting Rate (pure) 15-20 # /A
Planting Rate (mix) 8 – 10 # / A
Seeding Dates (Spring) 3/1 – 5/15
Seeding Dates (Summer) 7/1 – 9/30
Fall Cutting Rates 9/1 – 9/30
Minimum Soil pH 6.5

 

AGRONOMIC TRAITS
Seeding Vigor Good
Hardiness 2.0
Drought Tolerance Excellent
Wet Soil Tolerance Good

 

PEST RESISTANCE
Anthracnose HR
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Verticillium Wilt HR
Phytophthora Root Rot HR
Spotted Alfalfa Aphid HR
Stem Nematode R
Aphanomyces HR
Pea Aphid HR
N. Root Knot Nematode MR

 

FORAGE YIELD COMPARISONS
Comparison No. Trials Evermore % of Competitor
Evermore vs 53Q60 9 112
Evermore vs Affinity +z 13 111
Evermore vs WL-325HQ 11 110
Evermore vs Magnum V 12 106
Evermore vs 54V54 5 106
Evermore vs Wl-327 3 103

 

FORAGE QUALITY COMPARISONS
Variety Years Lbs. Milk/A
Evermore 3 20840
Magnum V 3 18253
53Q60 3 18829
Affinity +Z 3 17984

 

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