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Weather data summary for the 2006-growing season

Alfalfa Trials

Performance summary – Standard trials (insecticide applied)

South Charleston, Ohio – 2003 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio – 2003 Seeding

North Baltimore, Ohio – 2004 Seeding

Jackson, Ohio –2004 Seeding

South Charleston, Ohio – 2005 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Potato Leafhopper Resistant Trials

South Charleston, Ohio and Ames, Iowa – 2006 Seeding

South Charleston, Ohio and Ames, Iowa – 2005 Seeding

Red Clover Trial

S. Charleston, Ohio - 2006 Seeding.

Perennial
Grass Trials

Orchardgrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2003 Seeding

Orchardgrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2005 Seeding

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2006 Fall Seeding

Tall Fescue Variety Trial – Jackson, Ohio – 2004 Seeding

Perennial Ryegrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio –2005 Seeding

Address of Marketers

Download files of yield data for 2006:

All Yield Trials - PDF for Printing

Alfalfa Yield Trials - Excel

Grass Yield Trial - Excel

Red Clover Yield Trial - Excel

Alfalfa Variety Comparison-- interactive website of multi-location results

Forage Variety Trials in Other States


Forage Quality and Disease Information from Wisconsin and Minnesota

 

2006 Ohio Forage Performance Trials

Table 1. Weather data summary for the 2006 growing season

        Wooster             S. Charleston          N. Baltimore     Jackson
Month Total DFA* Total DFA* Total DFA* Total DFA*
  ----------------------------Precipitation (inches of rainfall)--------------------------------
Apr 1.50 -1.82 3.18 -0.79 1.65 -1.60 4.35 0.54
May 5.31 1.54 2.81 -1.64 5.76 2.50 2.44 -1.60
June 4.08 0.14 2.69 -1.47 4.56 1.01 2.56 -1.16
July 6.48 2.51 3.56 -0.42 5.12 1.41 4.76 0.45
Aug 1.26 -2.20 4.40 1.02 1.92 -0.90 2.42 -1.09
Sept 2.52 -0.62 4.86 1.87 3.04 0.33 4.45 2.19
Oct 4.45 2.19 8.55 6.30 4.49 2.21 8.53 6.19
Total 25.6 1.74 30.05 4.87 26.54 4.96 25.43 1.52
                 
  ------------------------Average Daily Temperature (F)--------------------------------
Apr 52.8 4.7 54.5 3.5 52.7 3.8 56.8 4.4
May 57.8 -0.6 59.3 -1.8 59.4 -0.2 59.1 -2.5
June 66.2 -1.4 68.1 -2.2 68 -1.5 68.0 -1.9
July 73.0 1.4 73.9 0.1 73.7 0.8 74.4 0.9
Aug 72.0 -2.0 72.7 0.7 71.7 1.1 74.4 2.2
Sept 61.7 -1.7 62.0 -3.2 62.0 -2.0 68.7 0.0
Oct 49.4 -2.8 50.4 -3.6 49.2 -3.4 51.5 -2.2
*DFA = departure from long-term average          


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