by Wayne Flanary Regional Agronomist, University of Missouri xtension at 660-446-3724
The rains in Northwest Missouri have provided moisture to fall seed alfalfa. Alfalfa can be seeded the first two weeks in September. This seems to be the best time. Of course, earlier and later plantings can occur but there is an increased risk of stand failure.
First, choose a site that has not had alfalfa planted in it for