ABOUT W-L ALFALFAS

Our goal is always the same: to create high-quality seed that delivers better yields for growers. As conditions evolve, we have the infrastructure, experience and creativity to meet the world’s growing demands. For nearly 60 years, W-L Alfalfas has been offering alfalfa varieties built on a strong foundation of research and development to help farmers reach and exceed their crop potential.

Product Comparison

Use this chart to find the right alfalfa variety for your operation.

 
Fall Dormancy
Winter Hardiness
Disease Resistance Index
Roundup Ready
Potato Leafhopper

Dormants

3.8
1.6
35/35
Yes
-
4.1
2.0
30/30
-
HR
3.9
2.2
30/30
Yes
HR
3.9
1.9
30/30
Yes
HR
4.9
1.8
30/30
Yes
-
3.9
1.4
35/35
-
-
4.0
1.9
30/30
-
HR
3.9
1.7
30/30
-
-
4.9
1.1
30/30
-
-
4.9
1.6
30/30
-
-
3.2
1.0
30/30
Yes
-
2.8
1.3
30/30
-
-
4.0
2.0
30/30
Yes
-

HR - High Resistance

S - Superior

 
Fall Dormancy
Roundup Ready
Feed Value
Stem Nematode
Salt Tolerance

Semi-Dormants

6.7
Yes
S
HR
G
6.0
-
S
HR
 

HR - High Resistance

S - Superior

R - Resistance

G - Germination

 
Fall Dormancy
Roundup Ready
Feed Value
Stem Nematode
Salt Tolerance

Non-Dormants

8.2
Yes
S
R
G
8.2
-
S
R
G
9.2
Yes
S
R
G
9.3
-
S
HR
G

HR - High Resistance

S - Superior

R - Resistance

G - Germination

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    The first high-performance alfalfa breeding system specifically designed to increase milk production.

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    Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa varieties allow growers to maximize the genetic potential of their W-L Alfalfa during critical stand establishment and stand life.

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    The industry’s first biotechnology-derived reduced-lignin alfalfa trait provides greater harvest flexibility and overall alfalfa quality.

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    Our HopperShield™ varieties provide industry-leading PLH resistance for top yield and quality under various levels of leafhopper pressure.

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Featured Insights

FALL 2015

57 Years of Alfalfa Innovation: Just the Beginning
 
Breeding Alfalfa for Salt Tolerance
As more salt-tolerant alfalfa varieties are developed, managing high soil salinity should become increasingly achievable for forage producers in the western U.S....
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