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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

Cover Crop Variety Trial
Ohio, South Charleston, Sown 9/20/18
5/7/2019 10/10/2018 10/10/2018 10/16/2018 10/29/2018 4/9/2019 4/29/2019 4/29/2019 4/2/2019
Variety Marketer Species yield stand cover cover cover stand stand cover winter inj
B-18.1793 Blue Moon Farms ARG 2.16 100 20 40 77.5 87.5 90 93.8 2.3
FrostProof Smith Seed Service ARG 2.12 100 22.5 35 75 91.3 92.5 95 2.0
LowBoy Smith Seed Service ARG 1.20 100 17.5 35 55 100 100 100 1.5
Rapido Smith Seed Service ARG 1.55 100 22.5 40 90 60 75 85 3.8
winterhawk Oregon Seed ARG 2.42 100 20 35 73.8 96.3 96.3 97.5 2.0
KOKI-WEAR Oregon Seed ARG 2.71 100 20 37.5 80 97.5 98.8 100 2.0
KO14-WM Oregon Seed ARG 2.82 100 23.8 37.5 65 98.8 98.8 100 2.0
KO14-WEMA Oregon Seed ARG 2.05 100 20 32.5 75 96.3 100 100 1.8
KO14-WLS Oregon Seed ARG 2.10 100 22.5 35 62.5 98.8 100 100 1.8
LSC-BIIal Lewis Seed Co ARG 2.38 100 25 40 85 88.8 87.5 91.3 2.5
Taipan Smith Seed Service Clover 0.72 100 12.5 22.5 50 58.8 55 61.3 2.5
Viper Smith Seed Service Clover 1.30 100 11.3 18.8 35 95 92.5 97.5 1.8
SECCB18 Smith Seed Service Clover 0.86 100 32.5 42.5 61.3 88.8 72.5 82.5 3.0
SECCM18 Smith Seed Service Clover 0.74 100 26.3 42.5 65 58.8 55 62.5 2.8
White Cloud Oregon Seed Clover - Crimson 0.30 98.8 23.8 31.3 55 31.8 28 36.8 2.8
DX II Lewis Seed Co Clover - Crimson 1.27 100 27.5 47.5 68.8 87.5 76.3 81.3 1.8
WyoWinter Smith Seed Service Pea 0.06 75 18.8 45 47.5 3.5 3 4.3 5.0
Double O Oregon Seed Pea - winter 0.00 73.8 22.5 50 57.5 2.3 1.5 1.5 5.0
Icicle Oregon Seed Pea - winter 0.15 87.5 32.5 52.5 56.3 4.3 3.5 6.8 5.0
Pro 158-7204 ProGene Pea 0.00 71.3 18 40 41.3 1.8 0.5 0.5 4.0
Pro 168-6206 ProGene Pea 0.00 81.3 22.5 55 57.5 4 1.5 1.5 5.0
Daikon Turf Merchants, Inc Radish 0.00 97.5 88.8 98.8 100 0 0 0 5.0
AU Merit Smith Seed Service Hairy Vetch 0.64 98.8 35 68.8 75 85 65 81.3 1.8
WinterKing Smith Seed Service Hairy Vetch 0.24 53.8 7.5 27.5 31.3 48 37.5 46.3 3.5
Villana Oregon Seed Hairy Vetch 0.56 93.8 23.8 65 70 85 72.5 83.8 2.3
Mean 1.13 93.3 25.0 43.0 64.4 62.8 60.1 64.4 2.9
LSD P=.05 0.68 12.22 7.55 12.60 12.52 22.15 24.07 23.15 1.13
Treatment Prob(F) 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
CV % 42.3 9.3 21.5 20.8 13.8 25.0 28.4 25.5 27.6
Stand is reported as % stand within the planted rows and cover is % ground cover over entire plot area.
Winter Injury is reported on a 1 - 5 scale.  1 = little to no injury 5 = severe injury - death of plants.