alfalfa http://nwpr.org en Alfalfa Growers Hope to Harvest More Green This Year http://nwpr.org/post/alfalfa-growers-hope-harvest-more-green-year <p>Many Northwest alfalfa growers had a rough year with bad weather last summer. Rain can leach nutrients out of drying hay and rot away any profits. But this year, hay markets are primed if growers can duck the storm clouds.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:06:45 +0000 Anna King 44399 at http://nwpr.org Alfalfa Growers Hope to Harvest More Green This Year Washington Farmer Says Careful Practices Keep GMO And Conventional Alfalfa Apart http://nwpr.org/post/washington-farmer-says-careful-practices-keep-gmo-and-conventional-alfalfa-apart <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington State agriculture officials announced today that genetically modified alfalfa was found in a field where it shouldn’t have been. Growing the crop is legal in the United States, but it’s not clear if the mix-up will upset sensitive export markets.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:23:20 +0000 Anna King 34224 at http://nwpr.org Washington Farmer Says Careful Practices Keep GMO And Conventional Alfalfa Apart Alfalfa In Washington Field Tests Positive For GMO http://nwpr.org/post/alfalfa-washington-field-tests-positive-gmo <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/091313AK_alfalfatest_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Tests of alfalfa seed from a field in eastern Washington have come back positive for genetically engineered genes called Round-Up-Ready.<p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:53:10 +0000 Anna King 34150 at http://nwpr.org Alfalfa In Washington Field Tests Positive For GMO Washington State Testing For GMO Alfalfa http://nwpr.org/post/washington-state-testing-gmo-alfalfa <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/091213AK_GMOalfalfa_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington agriculture researchers are investigating whether genetically engineered alfalfa was growing where it wasn’t supposed to in the eastern part of the state.<p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 23:25:10 +0000 Anna King 34085 at http://nwpr.org Washington State Testing For GMO Alfalfa