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2005 Annual Forage Trials - Langdon Research Extension Center
  Yield         Total Acid  Neutral
  DM 15% 70%   Harvest Harvest Crude Digestible Detergent Detergent
Crop (Variety) Basis Moisture Moisture Height Moisture Date Protein Nutrients Fiber Fiber
Cool Season Forage --------------tons/a----------------- in % d/m ---------------------%  DM basis--------------------------
Haybet (barley) 2.1 2.5 6.9 29.0 65 1-Aug 7.7 66 32 51
Hays (barley) 2.2 2.6 7.2 25.2 66 1-Aug 8.5 66 32 52
ForagePlus (oat) 3.0 3.5 9.9 42.0 77 1-Aug 7.3 55 42 66
Jerry (oat) 1.8 2.2 6.1 35.8 69 1-Aug 6.4 56 41 63
Mean 2.3 2.7 7.5 33.0 69          
C.V. % 7.7 7.9 7.6 7.0 1.2  
LSD 5% 0.3 0.3 0.9 3.7 1.4          
Planting Date: May 16.  Harvest date was according to growth stage of approximately late milk/early dough.  Barley was in the soft dough stage.
  Yield         Total Acid  Neutral
  DM 15% 70%   Harvest Harvest Crude Digestible Detergent Detergent
Crop (Variety) Basis Moisture Moisture Height Moisture Date Protein Nutrients Fiber Fiber
Warm Season Forage --------------tons/a----------------- in % d/m ---------------------%  DM basis--------------------------
Cerise (red proso millet) 2.6 3.1 8.6 50 71 26-Aug 6.0 59 38 59
Mil-Hy 300 (pearl millet) 3.4 4.0 11.2 71 76 26-Aug 7.4 55 42 66
Highland Sweet (sorghum-sudan) 4.4 5.1 14.5 81 77 26-Aug 4.5 57 40 63
Nutri Plus BMR (sorghum-sudan) 3.6 4.2 12.0 77 79 26-Aug 6.4 62 35 57
Piper (sudangrass) 4.4 5.2 14.8 77 71 26-Aug 6.3 56 41 67
Mean 3.7 4.3 12.2 71 75          
C.V. % 14.9 15.2 15.1 4.7 5.1  
LSD 5% 0.8 1.0 2.8 5.2 5.9          
Planting Date:  May 31.  Harvest date was according to growth stage of approximately early heading to headed.  


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