Warm-Season Forages                         Carrington
-- Yield --
Forage Treatment Variety Seeding Rate Harvest Date Harvest Stage Plant Lodge Plant Height Harvest Moist. 15% Moist. Dry Wt. Crude Protein ADF NDF TDN RFV
    PLS or lb/ac
(1,000s)
    0-9 inch % -- ton/ac -- --------------- % ---------------
Corn, 90 RM Cargill 2777 20 9/26 50 % milk line 0.0 98 65.6 9.5 8.1 6.3 36 63 55 90
Corn, 100 RM PayCo 503AS 20 9/26 Init. dent/milk 1.8 102 70.3 7.9 6.8 7.9 37 65 54 87
Open Pollinated corn Krugs OP 20 9/26 Milk 3.8 119 74.3 7.1 6.0 8.3 43 68 46 76
Foxtail Millet German Millet 20 lbs 8/16 50 % heading 0.0 47 81.3 4.0 3.4 9.5 39 71 51 77
Foxtail Millet Siberian Millet 20 lbs 8/3 50 % heading 1.5 39 80.5 3.3 2.8 11.6 41 68 48 79
Red Proso Proso Millet 20 lbs 7/28 50 % heading 0.0 49 84.6 3.0 2.5 14.7 30 62 64 98
Pearl Millet Tifleaf 3 20 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.0 43 85.8 3.5 3.0 13.0 35 69 57 85
Pearl Millet Milstar 20 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.5 65 85.6 3.7 3.1 11.9 39 71 51 77
Forage Sorghum Mor-Cane 2 25 lbs 9/26 Headed 3.3 90 77.7 6.5 5.5 7.7 45 69 43 72
Sorghum-sudangrass Nutra-Plus 25 lbs 8/3 Vegetative 0.0 63 86.4 3.4 2.9 11.2 37 70 54 82
Oats Paul 60 lbs 8/3 Early Milk 1.8 49 79.2 4.1 3.5 14.4 40 67 51 80
Sudangrass Piper 25 lbs 7/28 Vegetative 0.0 62 87.0 2.2 1.9 14.6 36 66 56 86
**S. grass/F. soybean Piper/Donegal 20/46 lbs 7/28 Veg./Veg. 0.0 *62.1 86.4 2.0 1.7 15.9 35 63 60 92
Common Fenugreek 30 lbs 7/28 Flat pod 0.0 24 83.9 1.8 1.5 19.9 24 36 72 180
Sudangrass BMR x 712 25 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.0 41 84.9 2.3 2.0 15.9 37 71 58 79
Sorghum-sudangrass BMR-301 90 8/3 Vegetative 0.0 63 86.8 2.8 2.4 15.9 37 63 55 88
Mean 0.8 63 81.3 4.2 3.6 12.4 37 65 55 89
C.V.% 84.9 5.1 1.3 13.2 13.2 12.9 9.2 5.4 7.4 7.9
LSD.05         0.9 4.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 2.7 5.7 5.9 6.8 11.7
2nd Cutting  
Pearl Millet Tifleaf 3 20 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.0 18 81.2 1.1 1.0 11.9 39 65 51 87
Pearl Millet Milstar 20 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.0 19 79.9 1.0 0.8 12.7 40 67 50 80
Sorghum-sudangrass Nutra-Plus 25 lbs 8/3 Vegetative 0.0 40 83.9 2.1 1.8 11.7 35 60 56 99
Sudangrass Piper 25 lbs 7/28 Vegetative 0.0 62 76.8 3.1 2.6 8.6 42 68 48 77
**S. grass/F. soybean Piper/Donegal 20/46 lbs 7/28 Veg./Veg. 0.0 60 77.5 3.1 2.7 9.5 41 66 49 86
Sudangrass BMR x 712 25 lbs 8/8 Vegetative 0.0 23 83.5 1.4 1.2 15.2 37 61 55 95
Sorghum-sudangrass BMR-301 90 8/3 Vegetative 0.0 44 86.5 2.0 1.7 12.3 38 62 52 88
Mean 0.0 38 81.3 2.0 1.7 11.7 39 64 52 87
C.V.% 5.9 1.5 20.2 20.2 14.0 7.0 3.3 7.0 7.9
LSD.05         NS 5.4 3.0 1.0 0.8 2.9 4.9 3.8 NS NS
*Soybean averaged a height of 29.5 inches in the sudangrass/soybean mix;  Planting Date=June 2; Previous Crop=Soybeans
**Soybean regrowth was minimal on the 2nd cutting with the sudangrasss/soybean mix;  2nd cutting harvested Sept. 21