Utah State University
A great biodiversity in ecosystems exists in nature. “There’s no monoculture in nature — that’s man-made,” said Stephan van Vliet, nutrition scientist and metabolomics expert in the Center for Human Nutrition Studies at Utah State University.
The best fields to plant alfalfa are well-drained with deep soils. “Deep soils are where you get the best advantage from its deep root system,” said Kim Cassida, Michigan State University Extension forage and cover crop specialist.