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3010

Widely Adapted Pasture Variety

​Description

3010 is a high producing alfalfa with a deep set crown. 3010 is well suited to grazing and higher traffic conditions. It performs best in well drained high producing soils. 3010 combines an outstanding disease and insect resistance package with excellent winter hardiness and good regrowth for a great yield potential in Western Canada.

Characteristics

Variety

3010

Use

Hay & Pasture

Root Habit

Deep-set crown

Plant Type

Upright

Preferred Growing Conditions

Widely adapted; suitable to pasture production

Production Period

Spring - Fall

Key Features

  • High traffic tolerance due to deep-set crown
  • High forage yield
  • Excellent disease resistance package

Limitations

  • Bloat hazard
  • Needs good drainage

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