‘Hay Day’ arrives for forage growers in WestMan

Forage and grassland conditions for Western/Central Manitoba as of June 6

Alfalfa flowering at Winkler, Man.

Alfalfa is advancing very quickly in most of the West/Central area and is at or getting close to the optimum stage for dairy quality forage. Reports this morning still has alfalfa growing at a rate of one inch per day or more.

This is the fifth release for the 2018 Optimum Alfalfa Harvest Date. Reporting will be provided from various areas of the Province (Eastern, Central, Interlake, and Western).

For more information email John McGregorManitoba Forage and Grassland Association Extension Support.

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