Bill Halfman and et al. reported at the 2013 Wisconsin Crop Mgt. Conference that fungicides and insecticides are making a difference in alfalfa.
Headline® @ 9 fl. oz/A reduced defoliation and infected leaf area in 12 of 14 observations when compared to the untreated check in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The greatest benefit of this fungicide treatment was found in the 1st harvest forage.
Headline® @ 9 fl. oz/A and Warrior II® @ 1.2 fl. oz/A reduced leaf diseases in 10 of 14 observations when compared to the untreated check.