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Hi-Gest 660 Alfalfa


  • A high yield potential, Hi-Gest variety with improved fiber digestibility*, intake and extent of digestion versus other semi-dormant alfalfas
  • A product of conventional plant breeding with a variety patent – U.S. Patent No. 9,648,826
  • Consistent, stable, on-farm performance since 2015


  • Responds to today’s recommended alfalfa best management practices
  • Adapted to aggressive high quality or more relaxed high tonnage management systems
  • Rations are easily balanced by a nutritionist with an accurate feed test to take advantage of this trait



  • Yield Rating: 5 or best
  • Fall Dormancy : 6
  • Multifoliate leaf expression: High
  • FastGrowth rating: 1.86/Average
  • Salinity tolerance:
    Germination: Tolerant
    Forage production: Tolerant


  • Anthracnose: HR
  • Bacterial wilt: R
  • Fusarium wilt: HR
  • Phytophthora Root Rot : HR
  • Fusarium Wilt : HR
  • Verticillium Wilt : R
  • Blue alfalfa aphid: R
  • Cowpea aphid: R
  • Pea aphid: HR
  • Spotted alfalfa aphid: HR
  • Northern Root Knot: HR
  • Southern Root Rot: HR
  • Stem nematode: HR