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AFX 460 Hi-Gest Alfalfa


  • A yield potential, Hi-Gest alfalfa for geographies using fall dormancy 4-5 varieties
  • A product of forward breeding for improved yield and forage quality
  • Features improved fiber digestibility and better animal performance when compared to other conventionally bred varieties. Variety patent pending


  • Responds to today’s recommend best management practices
  • Adapted to aggressive high quality production systems or more relaxed high yield practices
  • No known soil type limitations


  • Plants are medium-tall with a dense canopy of dark green leaves up and down the stems
  • A strong foliar leaf disease package contributes to a high leaf-to-stem ratio and higher crude protein



  • Yield Rating: 5 or best
  • Fall Dormancy : 4
  • Winter hardiness class : 1.5
  • Multifoliate leaf expression: 93%/High MF
  • FastGrowth rating: 2.03/Fast


  • Anthracnose: HR
  • Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 1) : HR
  • Aphanomyces Root Rot (Race 2) : MR
  • Bacterial wilt: HR
  • Fusarium wilt: HR
  • Phytophthora Root Rot : HR
  • Verticillium Wilt : HR
  • Blue alfalfa aphid: R
  • Cowpea aphid: MR
  • Pea aphid: R
  • Spotted alfalfa aphid: R
  • Northern Root Knot: R
  • Stem nematode: R