This calendar was created to assist producers and agricultural professionals improve alfalfa production. Knowing when to expect certain diseases can help with timely management. While infectious diseases do not follow a calendar per se, and it is not possible to make foolproof predictions, this publication does provide useful month-to-month guidelines for the likely timetable of various alfalfa diseases.
An Alfalfa Disease Calendar (PPA-44) is available online.
For additional publications on forage diseases, visit the UK Plant Pathology Extension Publications webpage.
Cheryl Kaiser, Extension Plant Pathology Support and Paul Vincelli, Extension Plant Pathologist