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Weather data summary for the 2009-growing season

Alfalfa Trials

Performance summary – Standard trials (insecticide applied)

Wooster, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio – 2007 Seeding

South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

North Baltimore, Ohio – 2009 Seeding

Potato Leafhopper Resistant Trials

South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Perennial Grass Trials

Orchardgrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2006 Seeding

Tall Fescue Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Seeding

Annual Grass Trials

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2008 Fall Seeding

Teff Variety Trial – South Charleston, Ohio – 2009 Seeding

Address of Marketers

Download files of yield data for 2009:

All Yield Trials - PDF for Printing

Alfalfa Yield Trials - Excel

Perennial Grass Yield Trial - Excel

Annual Grass 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

 

2009 Ohio Forage Performance Trials

Table 11:
Teff Variety Trial
Ohio, South Charleston, Sown 6-16-2009
Variety Marketer 3-Aug 2-Sep 5-Oct Total
 --------------------- Tons Dry Matter/Acre ---------------------
CW 0604* Cal West Seeds 1.60 1.41 1.39 4.41
CW 0801* Cal West Seeds 1.29 1.33 1.46 4.10
Tiffany Gries Seed Farm 1.41 1.27 1.39 4.06
VA-T1-Brown Hankins Seed 1.48 1.26 1.28 4.01
Mean 1.45 1.32 1.38 4.14
LSD 0.05 0.29 ns ns 0.31
CV %   12.21 11.12 9.62 4.63
* Variety tested using experimental seed that may not give performance identical to that of commercially available seed. 
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,(10/08).
2009 Fertility: 200 lb/a of 46-0-0 was incorporated prior to planting. 
100 lb/a was applied after the first harvest.
2009 Pest Control: Herbicide was applied on 7/17/09 for broadleaf weed control.