The rapid transition to fall-like weather in much of the country in the last week has seasonal preparations on many farmers’ and ranchers’ minds just a few days after Labor Day. For alfalfa producers, that includes the balancing act necessary for a successful last cutting of the growing season. Insufficient regrowth can lead to winter kill once the mercury starts to dip into the 30s, but you may be in good shape if you wait for the first killing frost of the season to get the last cutting done. See what these experts have to say about the hay season’s finale.