alfalfa

  • May 23, 2024Alfalfa Can Be Grazed Safely: Things to Think About Before Turning Cows Out on High-Legume Pastures 

    Including alfalfa in a grazing stand makes sense,...

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  • August 29, 2023The Results Are In on Proof of Concept Projects

    POC projects test the feasibility of certain research areas before investing in larger-scale research....

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  • June 8, 2023The Research Results Are In on Transport Rest Stops and BRD

    Highlights of recent research results funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off through...

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  • May 25, 2023BCRC Announces $2 Million in Funding for 12 Beef Research Projects

    Industry funding will be leveraged with over $4 million in matching funding through...

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  • April 18, 2023Improving Alfalfa’s Flood and Drought Tolerance 🎙️

    Canada’s forage breeders are developing improved alfalfa genetics to cope with Canada’s...

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  • August 25, 2022Alfalfa for Canada’s Climate

    Work continues to improve yellow- and purple-flowered alfalfa yields in northern climates without compromising winter...

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  • April 18, 2022Adapting to a Changing Climate

    Understanding climate trends can help farmers and ranchers respond appropriately. We’ll need to genetically improve...

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  • September 27, 2021Today’s Research Provides Tomorrow’s Solutions

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • May 23, 2019Persistence Pays

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of Canadian Cattlemen...

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  • April 3, 2019Alfalfa is nothing to fear with simple, proper management

    The secret to pasturing cattle on alfalfa is to follow a few simple management steps to...

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  • March 27, 2019Fear of bloat costs more money than actual cases of bloat do

    High protein forage can increase rates of gain, benefit soil Editor’s note: The...

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  • June 14, 2016Tips for Increasing Sugar Content in Forages

    Cattle that consume forages with higher sugar content have higher rates of gain, improved performance and...

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  • April 20, 2015Will Swath Grazing in Late Summer Help Maintain Alfalfa in Rested Perennial Pastures?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science...

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