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Weather data summary for the 2008-growing season

Alfalfa Trials

Performance summary – Standard trials (insecticide applied)

South Charleston, Ohio – 2005 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio – 2007 Seeding

South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Jackson, Ohio – 2004 Seeding

Potato Leafhopper Resistant Trials

South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Red Clover Trial

S. Charleston, Ohio - 2006 Seeding.

Perennial
Grass Trials

Orchardgrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Tall Fescue Variety Trial – Jackson, Ohio – 2004 Seeding

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

Annual Grass Trials

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2007 Fall Seeding

Teff Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Sorghum - Sudan Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Forage Sorghum Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Address of Marketers

Download files of yield data for 2008:

All Yield Trials - PDF for Printing

Alfalfa Yield Trials - Excel

Perennial Grass Yield Trial - Excel

Annual 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

 

2008 Ohio Forage Performance Trials

Table 14:
Teff Variety Trial
Ohio, South Charleston, Sown 6-12-2008
Variety Marketer 21-Jul 18-Aug 25-Sep Total
 --------------------- Tons Dry Matter/Acre ---------------------
Tiffany Gries Seed Farm 1.33 1.20 0.79 3.33
VA-T1 (Brown) Hankins Seed 1.37 1.15 0.76 3.28
Dessie Allied Seed 1.30 1.22 0.72 3.24
Mean 1.33 1.19 0.75 3.28
LSD 0.05 ns ns ns ns
CV %   2 3 3 1
ns = no significant difference among varieties
Establishment: Seeded with a Hege 3-point hitch drill with presswheels at 5 lb/a.  
Plot size: 4' x 20' , 7' alleys and borders, RCBD with four reps.
Soil type/analysis: Crosby silt loam, pH=6.1, P=100 lbs/a, K=402 lbs/a, CEC=19.4, O.M.=3.1,(10/07).
2008 Fertility: 200 lb/a of 0-46-0 and 500 lb/a of 0-0-60, 2 ton of lime in March.
130 lb/a of 46-0-0 was applied prior to planting.