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Have you seen the big rolls a lot of farmers have in their fields? Covered in plastic or left bare, many of those rolls are made from ALFALFA—one of the most useful and widely grown hay crops in the world.
It might look cool in the movies, but I’d probably refrain from eating ALFALFA hay—though the crop has been used as an herbal medicine for more than 1500 years (aka: a LONG time).
ALFALFA is a great Alberta crop. Not only is it resistant to drought (extended periods of time without rain/moisture), when it’s planted with other grasses, it helps prevent soil erosion.
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I'd never thought much about alfalfa before. Thanks for teaching me something new today!ReplyDelete
Hi Molly — thanks for stopping by. And congrats! You are yesterday's winner of BENEATH THE SOIL. Please email your address to firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll put it in the mail right away.Delete
I’m stopping by during the A to Z Challenge. I enjoyed stopping by and hope you get the chance to check out my blog sometime during this month. I’m a children’s book author and I’m reviewing different books. Good luck with the challenge!
Donna L Martin
author THE STORY CATCHER
coauthor CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: ANGELS AMONG
I will absolutely check out your blog. I love to read and write (as well as run), and I'm sure your book reviews will give me some great ideas for what to read next.