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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 15:
Sorghum-Sudan Variety Trial
Ohio, South Charleston, Sown 6-12-2008
Variety Marketer 21-Jul 18-Aug 25-Sep Total
 --------------------- Tons Dry Matter/Acre ---------------------
S-222a Allied Seed 2.01 1.02 1.20 4.21
Greengrazer Va Allied Seed 2.14 0.85 1.22 4.18
ProMaxb Ampac Seed 1.72 1.21 1.17 4.11
FSG 208 BMRa Allied Seed 1.82 0.63 1.44 3.92
MS 202 BMRa Allied Seed 1.86 0.85 1.17 3.89
Mean 1.91 0.91 1.24 4.06
LSD 0.05  ns 0.23 0.22 0.42
CV %   12 16 11 7
a Varieties are sorghum x sudangrass; b Variety is sudangrass
ns = no significant difference among varieties
Establishment: Seeded with a Hege 3-point hitch drill with presswheels at 24 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.