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Washington Alfalfa/Alfalfa Seed Facts
- ALFALFA is an important agronomic crop in Washington State, with 430,000 acres harvested in 2016 for a production value of $311 million.
- Washington ranks 2nd nationally in production of ALFALFA SEED, with 15,875 acres in production in 2015, valued at almost $35 million.
- Washington’s alfalfa seed is a major factor in national and international alfalfa production, which in turn supports the dairy and livestock industries.
- Washington’s alfalfa seed growing regions are among the nation’s most productive, due in large part to the efficiency of specialty pollinators