Baralfa 53 FV

High forage yielding alfalfa

  • High forage yielding
  • Fall dormancy 5 alfalfa 
  • Excellent forage quality potential

    Baralfa 53 FV is a high forage yielding fall dormancy 5 alfalfa with excellent forage quality potential.  It has an extended growing season to capture more tons. Baralfa 53 FV  expresses quick re-growth after cutting to maximize the growing season.  It has a solid disease, insect and nematode resistance package that helps defend itself in adverse environments.  Baralfa 53 FV  is an alfalfa variety for the dairy or beef producer that demands high tonnages of dairy quality forage.


    Agronomic Summary
    Bacterial Wilt HR
    Fusarium Wilt HR
    Phytophthora Root Rot HR
    Anthracnose (Race 1) HR
    Verticillium Wilt HR
    Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 1) R
    Stem Nematode R
    Northern root-knot Nematode HR
    Pea Aphid R
    Winter Survival 1.9
    Fall Dormancy 5.0
    DRI 29
    Root Type Tap
    Crown Depth Sunken
    Cutting Recovery 9.2*
    Forage Yield Level 9.3*
    Forage Quality 8.9*
    Wheel Traffic 9.2*
    *: 1-10, 10 is best


    Alfalfa is the legume also known as the "Queen of forages." It deserves this name because it supplies millions of animals with high quality feed throughout the world. Its taproot makes it heat and drought-tolerant. Some of the problems with alfalfa are persistence, diseases, insects, and bloat...