Random thoughts from a farm boy living in rural Illinois
Thursday, April 12, 2012
What's all that green stuff? Alfalfa ahead of schedule
A short drive around the Illinois countryside will likely reveal small fields of 18" green, leafy plants. What is it? Why it is Alfalfa, and it is running ahead of schedule this year. Memorial Day, the traditional first harvest for Alfalfa, is still 6 weeks away. But with hot weather earlier, along with moderate cold nights this Spring, Alfalfa is ahead of schedule.