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Mycogen 4S417 Hybrid Alfalfa (w/Apron® XL)

Mycogen 4S417 (w/Apron® XL) Hybrid alfalfa is a high yielding hybrid alfalfa featuring the msSuntra® hybrid technology.
Mycogen 4S417 is an exceptional alfalfa that produces a very uniform, high-quality forage.
4S417 Hybrid alfalfa features a wide-spectrum multiple pest resistance package for dependable performance over a wide range of soil types and growing conditions.

Mycogen 4S417 alfalfa is coated and pre-inoculated for improved establishment and growth.
*See details on Seed Coatings and Inoculations and the OMRI downloadable certificates on our Reference Page.

Establishment

Plant at 1/4″ depth. An ideal soil bed is moist, fertile and firm. Alfalfa prefers crumbly silt loam to sandy loam textures but alfalfa will grow well on most deep, well-drained soils with adequate internal and surface drainage. Plant at least 1/2″ depth on sandy soils.
Alfalfa may be planted in the spring or early fall. Apply lime and fertilizer as needed.
Your pH levels should be 6.5-7.0. Alfalfa will die if the soil is saturated for an extended period

Management

For maximum yields, it is important to have 20-30 plants per square foot during the seedling year for protection against weed competition.
Do not harvest alfalfa seeded in late summer/early fall until the following spring.
Allow new seedlings to start to bloom before the first harvest.
Cut alfalfa three-four times a year when stand is 25% flowered.

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