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Bumblebees also help pollinate many crops such as blueberries and alfalfa.
The captain decided to put the plane down in the alfalfa patch.
The 14-year-old Kibibbi will enjoy extra attention today in the form of face scratches, belly rubs and some of her favorite treats like apples and alfalfa cubes.
But burning wheat and alfalfa byproducts such as straw is bad for the environment, according to the Washington Department of Ecology.
Fertilize every six weeks by scratching a mixture of alfalfa meal and organic flower food into the soil around the root zone.
Sunflowers, some already in bloom, dotted the landscape, along with wild alfalfa, grasses and other plants.
Near Lemoore, workers with the Kings River Conservation District rushed to fix a 40-foot levee break that allowed water to gush into about four acres of alfalfa fields.
In the past, Mills, who grows corn, soybean and alfalfa on his 3,810-acre farm in Ansley, Neb., would have fixed his machinery himself.
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Origin and Etymology of alfalfa
First Known Use: 1791See Words from the same year
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: a type of plant that is grown mostly as food for farm animals
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