Millet - 1998 Crops Day Report

 
Millet Hay - No-till Recrop
Hay Yield
Variety Type Plant Ht. inches 1996 1997 1998 2 yr 3 yr
---------- Tons / acre* ---------
Earlybird Pros 35 3.69 2.53 3.15 2.84 3.12
Manta Foxt 30 3.00 3.12 2.91 3.02 3.01
Siberian Foxt 29 2.89 2.97 3.07 3.02 2.98
Minsum Pros 33 3.57 2.45 2.75 2.60 2.92
Huntsman Pros 33 3.45 2.46 2.74 2.60 2.74
Rise Pros 32 3.78 2.33 2.50 2.42 2.87
Dawn Pros 29 3.20 2.46 2.71 2.58 2.79
Sunrise Pros 33 2.94 2.25 2.90 2.58 2.70
Snowbird Pros 33 2.73 2.32 2.69 2.50 2.58
Sunup Pros 33 2.78 2.08 2.61 2.34 2.49
Cerise Pros 34 2.51 2.43 2.47 2.45 2.47
Trial    -- 33 3.09 2.48 2.77 -- --
C.V.% -- 6.7 13.3 14.7 10.7 -- --
LSD .05 -- 3 0.59 0.52 NS -- --
LSD .01 -- 4 0.79 NS NS -- --


Planting date: May 12, 1998

Harvest date: August 11, 1998

Seeding rate: 25 lbs live seed / acre

Previous crop: HRSW

*Yields are adjusted to a dry weight (0% moisture) basis.

NS = no statistical difference between varieties.

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