Peace River Forage Association
Research and Development Projects

Field Scale Alfalfa Variety Demonstration

Project Objectives:

  1. To evaluate 5 varieties at field scale & develop methods for future projects
  2. To test alfalfa stick & other factors; longevity, multifoliate vs. foliate

Project Progress:

  • Project timeline: 1999 - 2001
  • 3 years of yield data compiled
  • Differences in maturity and longevity document
  • used methodology of project to setup other field scale demos
  • Project completed in December 2001

Funding & Industry Partners:
  • HRDC Summer Career Placement Program
  • BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Fisheries
  • Pickseed Canada
  • Agricore United
  • Clarke Family