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Evermore Alfalfa

  • New FD5/WH2 concept in alfalfa!
  • Rapid regrowth after cutting coupled with excellent winterhardiness
  • Very high yield potential
  • First choice for use under intensive management systems


Fall Dormancy 5.0
Leaf Type Trifoliate
Planting Rate (pure) 15-20 # /A
Planting Rate (mix) 8 - 10 # / A
Seeding Dates (Spring) 3/1 - 5/15
Seeding Dates (Summer) 7/1 - 9/30
Fall Cutting Rates 9/1 - 9/30
Minimum Soil pH 6.5
Anthracnose HR
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Verticillium Wilt HR
Phytophthora Root Rot HR
Spotted Alfalfa Aphid HR
Stem Nematode R
Aphanomyces HR
Pea Aphid HR
N. Root Knot Nematode MR


  • Genuity® Roundup Ready®
  • Unsurpassed weed control
  • Great forage yield potential
  • Superior forage quality
  • High multifoliate leaf expression
  • Germination salt tolerance
  • Excellent winterhardiness and persistence
  • Perfect 30 out of 30 on the Wisconsin Disease Rating Index


RoundUp Ready

428RR is one of the latest generation Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa varieties that lets you produce cleaner, higher quality alfalfa for greater profit potential. The simplicity and improved crop safety of using one herbicide with the widest window of application available, enables you to be in control instead of Mother Nature. 428RR alfalfa performs well over a wide range of environmental conditions and is adapted to all areas where 3, 4 and 5 fall dormancy varieties are planted. 428RR alfalfa also features a disease index rating of 30/30 and high multifoliate leaf expression for improved forage quality. Whether it's for great forage yields, superior forage quality, or very fast recovery after cutting, 428RR alfalfa is the choice for commercial hay, beef and dairy producers who want to take advantage of Genuity Roundup Ready technology

Seed Treatment Enhancements:

All 428RR Alfalfa seed is 34% ALL-VANTAGE® coated and enhanced with innoculant fungicide, AquaBond water absorbing polymer and NUTRI-START® micronutrients.

Based on the decision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on January 27, 2011, Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa seed is available for sale and distribution by authorized Seed Companies or their dealers for use in the United States only. This seed may not be planted outside of the United States, or for the production of seed, or sprouts.

Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto's Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. Do not export Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa seed or crop, including hay or hay products, to China pending import approval. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Biotechnology Industry Organization.

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready® crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Roundup Ready® and Roundup® are registered trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. ©2011 Monsanto Company.


Disease/Insect/Nematode Ratings
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Anthracnose-Race 1 Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Phytophthora Root Rot Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Aphanomyces-Race 1 Highly Resistant (HR) 5*
Pea Aphid Highly Resistant (HR)
Stem Nematode Moderately Resistant (MR)
*Based on the Wisconson Disease Rating Index.
This is a 1 to 5 ranking with 5 being the best.

Fall Dormancy 4.0
Winter Survival 1.0 (Excellent)
Salt Tolerance Germination
Root Type Tap
Recovery After Cutting Very Fast
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