Table 18. Five-year summary of forage produced and utilized on spring grazing trial pastures at Dickinson Experiment Station.
Pasture
Nos.
Pasture type Year Forage
produced
lbs./acre
Forage
utilized
lbs./acre
Forage left
on ground
lbs./acre
1 & 3 Crested wheatgrass 1955 962 817 145
1 & 3 Crested wheatgrass 1956 743 556 187
1 & 3 Crested wheatgrass 1957 1046 827 219
1 & 3 Crested wheatgrass 1958 902 756 146
1 & 3 Crested wheatgrass 1959 1046 713 333
5 - year average 940 734 206
2 & 4 Crested-alfalfa 1955 1429 969 460
2 & 4 Crested-alfalfa 1956 1020 756 264
2 & 4 Crested-alfalfa 1957 1415 1231 184
2 & 4 Crested-alfalfa 1958 1102 930 172
2 & 4 Crested-alfalfa 1959 1110 870 240
5 - year average 1215 951 264