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Ohio Crop Performance Trials

Weather data summary for the 2019-growing season

Alfalfa Trials

Performance summary - Standard trials (insecticide applied)

Alfalfa Variety Trial - South Charleston, Ohio - 2017 Seeding

Alfalfa Variety Trial - South Charleston, Ohio - 2018 Seeding

Annual Ryegrass Trial

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial - South Charleston, OH - 2018 Seeding

Cover Crops Trial

Cover Crop Evaluation Trial - South Charleston, OH - 2018 Seeding

Address of Marketers

Download files of yield data for 2019:

All Yield Trials - PDF for Printing

Alfalfa and Annual Ryegrass Yield Trials - Excel

Forage Variety Trials in Other States

2019 Ohio Forage Performance Trials

Weather 2019
      Wooster             S. Charleston          N. Baltimore
Month Total DFA* Total DFA* Total DFA*
--------------------------------------Precipitation (inches of rainfall)--------------------------------------------
total DFA total DFA total DFA
Apr 2.99 -0.31 3.61 -0.39 5.52 2.22
May 3.76 -0.14 5.37 0.77 4.13 .0.73
June 6.87 2.97 5.04 0.84 3.46 -0.14
July 7.92 3.82 2.55 -1.55 6.78 2.98
Aug 4.80 -1.20 1.16 -1.90 5.45 2.45
Sept 2.33 -0.77 1.06 -1.94 4.08 1.58
Total 28.67 4.37 18.79 -4.17 29.42 9.09
            --------------------------------------Average Daily Temperature (°F)-------------------------------------------
Apr 52.0 1.9 52.8 1.8 49.7 0.8
May 61.6 3.1 63.7 2.4 60.7 0.9
June 67.2 -0.4 69.6 -0.7 69.0 -0.5
July 74.0 3.5 75.8 2.0 76.8 4.0
Aug 69.4 -2.8 71.7 -2.7 71.5 0.9
Sept 67.5 4.1 71.1 3.6 69.2 3.0
*DFA = departure from long-term average