Alfalfa Field Trial with Custom B5 and Custom GP

Alfalfa Field Trial

Alfalfa Field Trial

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a flowering plant in the pea family and cultivated as an important forage crop. In the United Kingdom it is known as Lucerne and Lucerne grass in south Asia. In the United States its known as alfalfa.

Alfalfa with Custom GP & Custom B5

Alfalfa has shown significant benefits from treatment with Custom GP Trichoderma Blend & Custom B5 Bacillus Blend Soil Amendments. Custom GP and Custom B5 contain specifically selected beneficial microorganisms (bacteria and fungi). These beneficial soil microorganisms have been selected because of their safety and their ability to create a more fertile soil by restoring natural microbial populations. The use of B5 and GP will increase  nutrient availability, enhance root development, and promote vigorous plant growth.

Major Benefits to Alfalfa

  • Increased Protein Content
  • Increased Sugar Content
  • Increased Root Mass
  • Stronger Plant
  • Greater Yield

Alfalfa Field Trial

Crop: Alfalfa

Treatment: Custom GP Trichoderma
Custom B5 Bacillus

Location: Wyoming

Year: 2007

Farm Size: 40,000 Acres
(16,000 Hectares)

Trial Size: 10 Acres (4 Hectares)

Major Benefits:

Protein Content
Sugar Content

Conclusion: The use of Custom GP and Custom B5 was of great benefit to the alfalfa in this alfalfa field trial. There was an increase in both protein and sugar content of the alfalfa. Additionally, there was one more cutting of the alfalfa.

Custom B5 and Custom GP are manufactured and distributed by Custom Biologicals. Custom can be reached at (561) 797-3008 or via email at

Custom Biologicals manufactures a wide variety of microbial products for use in environmental and agricultural applications. Customized formulations and dealer/distributor inquires are welcome.

Contact Custom Biologicals for more information about this alfalfa field trial or about more information on how Custom B5 and Custom GP can help your crops.



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