Stratford News GM alfalfa will not be sold this year SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 Forage Genetics International has decided not to sell herbicide-tolerant genetically modified alfalfa this spring. This has drawn both praise and a sigh of relief from the National Farmers Union. The NFU staged protests across the country, including right outside of Perth-Wellington MP Gary Schellenberger’s office opposing GM alfalfa. The group calls it a solution in search of a problem. More information can be found at the NFU website.