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Pioneer® Brand Alfalfa Varieties with HarvXtra® Technology


Pioneer® Brand Alfalfa Varieties with HarvXtra® Technology

Pioneer® brand alfalfa varieties with HarvXtra® technologyPioneer® brand alfalfa varieties with HarvXtra® technology are now available for growers. With a reduced amount of lignin in the plant, these exclusive varieties enable producers to achieve higher-quality hay and forage at every cut compared with non-HarvXtra varieties.

They also deliver:

  • Increased relative forage quality (RFQ) by 10-15 percent
  • Higher energy in the forage diet that may result in more milk production
  • Strong agronomic traits, including resistance to multiple pests and very good winterhardiness
  • No impact on lodging resistance compared with most non-HarvXtra varieties
  • Advanced weed-control options enabled by Roundup Ready® technology

Cut When You Want to Cut

Pioneer brand alfalfa varieties with HarvXtra technology enable producers to achieve higher-quality hay and forage than non-HarvXtra varieties, no matter when they cut.

  • Less cutting: The extended window of high-quality forage may result in fewer cuttings per season.
  • Better quality with each cut: No matter what cutting schedule, relative forage quality (RFQ) is 10-15 percent higher than non-HarvXtra varieties.

Product Information

Get details on these two Pioneer brand alfalfa varieties with HarvXtra technology:

Talk to your local Pioneer sales professional to learn more.


The foregoing is provided for informational use only. Please contact your Pioneer sales professional for information and suggestions specific to your operation. Product performance is variable and depends on many factors such as moisture and heat stress, soil type, management practices and environmental stress as well as disease and pest pressures. Individual results may vary.

HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology

HarvXtra® is a registered trademark of Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra® alfalfa with Roundup Ready® technology is enabled with technology from The Samuel Roberts Nobel Foundation, Inc. Roundup Ready® is a registered trademark used under license from Monsanto Company.
Do not export Pioneer® brand alfalfa seed or crops containing Genuity® Roundup Ready® technology including hay or hay products, to China pending import approval. In addition, due to the unique cropping practices, do not plant this product in Imperial County, California.
Always Read and Follow Pesticide Label Directions. Alfalfa with the Genuity® Roundup Ready® technology provides crop safety for over-the-top applications of labeled glyphosate herbicides when applied according to label directions. Glyphosate agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. ACCIDENTAL APPLICATION OF INCOMPATIBLE HERBICIDES TO THIS VARIETY COULD RESULT IN TOTAL CROP LOSS.
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