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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

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Alfalfa Variety Trial - Ohio, Wooster, Sown 4-12-2006

Variety May 24 June 27 Total 2006 2006 % Stand
  ---- Tons Dry Matter/Acre ----

% mean

10/5/06
L 447 HD1.581.312.9110891
4A4211.521.252.7110190
Genoa1.501.182.7110190
WL 335 RR1.501.192.6910090
53Q301.481.202.6910093
6400 HT1.461.162.679988
54V461.481.142.659993
Vernal1.461.172.579693
DKA 41-18RR1.441.152.539491
Radiant-AM1.481.122.529488
WL 343 HQ1.401.052.439091
Mean1.491.202.69--90
LSD (0.05)0.130.140.18--ns
CV %6.108.304.70--3
* Variety tested using experimental seed that may not give performance identical to that of commercially available seed.
Establishment: Seeded with a Hege 3-point hitch drill with presswheels at 16 lb/a.  Eptam applied PPI at 2 qt/a.
Soil type and analysis: Riddles silt loam, pH = 6.4, P =54 lb/a, K = 196 lb/a, CEC = 8.6 (4/06).
2006 Fertilization: Applied pre-plant 555 lb/a of 0-18-36, 166 lb/a of 0-0-60, and 1.5 t/a of lime
2006 Pest control: Insecticide was applied 7-July for potato leafhopper control.
Herbicide was applied on 1-August for grass control.

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