Alfalfa Seed

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  • Haymaker II Supreme Alfalfa

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  • Supreme alfalfa is a licensed proprietary variety marketed as Haymaker II Supreme by Kussmaul Seeds.

    Key Features: A high quality, high yielding variety with persistence and wide area adaptation.

    Genetic Background: A variety comprised of elite plants selected for forage quality and disease resistance crossed onto yield trial plants for persistence.

    Field Appearance at Bud Stage: A fine-stemmed, leafy variety that is medium-tall and hides its yield in a dense canopy. Medium to medium-dark green foliage.

    Multifoliate Leaf Expression: 97%

    Fall Dormancy Rating: 4.0

    Winter Hardiness Rating: 1.9

    Management Keys: A variety well adapted across fall dormancy 3 and 4 production zones. Well suited for 3- or 4-cut harvest systems and long rotations. Medium maturity to first crop harvest. Rapid recovery after harvest. High stem count per crown provides high yield. Very high forage quality potential. No known soil or management limitations.

    Performance Profile

    • Fall Dormancy: 4
    • Winter Hardiness: EX
    • Yield Expectation: VG
    • Forage Quality: EX
    • Disease Resistance: EX
    • Seedling Vigor: EX
    • Stand Persistence: EX
    • Regrowth After Harvest: VG
    • Standability: G
    • Wheel Traffic Resistant: EX
    • Harvest Cuts: 3-4
    • ML Expression: EX

    Pest Package

    • Anthracnose: HR
    • Aphanomyces: HR
    • Bacterial Wilt: HR
    • Phytophthora Root Rot: HR
    • Verticilium Wilt: HR
    • Fusarium Wilt: HR

    Grower Tips

    • Fine stemmed, leafy dairy quality alfalfa
    • Slower recover allows for baling or chopping
    • Fits 3 cut systems very well
    • Use where longer rotations are desired

  • Agronomic Chart:
  • Fall Dormancy 4.0
    Winter Hardiness Excellent
    Yield Expectations Very Good
    Forage Quality Excellent
    Disease Resistance Excellent
    Seedling Vigor Excellent
    Stand Persistence Excellent
    Regrowth after Harvest Very Good
    Standability Good
    Wheel Traffic Resistance Excellent
    Harvest Cuts 3-4
    ML Expression Excellent
  • Supreme alfalfa is a licensed proprietary variety marketed as Haymaker II Supreme by Kussmaul Seeds.

    Key Features: A high quality, high yielding variety with persistence and wide area adaptation.

    Genetic Background: A variety comprised of elite plants selected for forage quality and disease resistance crossed onto yield trial plants for persistence.

    Field Appearance at Bud Stage: A fine-stemmed, leafy variety that is medium-tall and hides its yield in a dense canopy. Medium to medium-dark green foliage.

    Multifoliate Leaf Expression: 97%

    Fall Dormancy Rating: 4.0

    Winter Hardiness Rating: 1.9

    Management Keys: A variety well adapted across fall dormancy 3 and 4 production zones. Well suited for 3- or 4-cut harvest systems and long rotations. Medium maturity to first crop harvest. Rapid recovery after harvest. High stem count per crown provides high yield. Very high forage quality potential. No known soil or management limitations.

    Performance Profile

    • Fall Dormancy: 4
    • Winter Hardiness: EX
    • Yield Expectation: VG
    • Forage Quality: EX
    • Disease Resistance: EX
    • Seedling Vigor: EX
    • Stand Persistence: EX
    • Regrowth After Harvest: VG
    • Standability: G
    • Wheel Traffic Resistant: EX
    • Harvest Cuts: 3-4
    • ML Expression: EX

    Pest Package

    • Anthracnose: HR
    • Aphanomyces: HR
    • Bacterial Wilt: HR
    • Phytophthora Root Rot: HR
    • Verticilium Wilt: HR
    • Fusarium Wilt: HR

    Grower Tips

    • Fine stemmed, leafy dairy quality alfalfa
    • Slower recover allows for baling or chopping
    • Fits 3 cut systems very well
    • Use where longer rotations are desired

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  • Haymaker II Supreme Alfalfa

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  • Alfalfa
  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Conventional Alfalfa
  • Fall Dormancy 4.0
    Winter Hardiness Excellent
    Yield Expectations Very Good
    Forage Quality Excellent
    Disease Resistance Excellent
    Seedling Vigor Excellent
    Stand Persistence Excellent
    Regrowth after Harvest Very Good
    Standability Good
    Wheel Traffic Resistance Excellent
    Harvest Cuts 3-4
    ML Expression Excellent
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