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Annual Cool Season Forage Trial - 2008       Williston Research Extension Center
   
  2006 2007 2008  
  Plant Forage DM DM DM 3 yr Crude   Forage Quality  
Variety  Crop Height Moist. Yield Yield Yield avg Protein ADF NDF TDN RFV
    in %#   tons/a   ----------------%------------
   
Haybet       Barley 13.7 56.8 1.6 3.2 0.7 1.8 16.9 23.9 43.2 70.3 152
Hayes        Barley 12.4 56.9 1.7 3.2 0.7 1.9 16.7 23.9 43.3 70.3 151
Stark       Oat Hulless 21.0 61.2 1.3 3.1 0.5 1.6 15.7 26.8 46.0 68.0 138
Paul        Oat Hulless 18.7 60.2 1.3 2.9 0.5 1.6 15.4 26.9 45.9 67.9 139
Everleaf Forage Oat 13.0 65.7 -- -- 0.4 -- 18.6 23.0 42.3 71.0 156
2700 Triticale 16.9 56.1 1.6 3.0 0.7 1.7 17.2 25.9 46.6 68.7 138
Arvika     Pea 16.0 65.9 0.8 1.9 0.4 1.0 NA NA NA NA NA
2700 + Arvika Triticale/Pea 20.8 55.5 -- 2.8 0.6 -- 17.5 25.8 44.0 68.8 146
Paul + Arvika Oat/Pea 20.4 58.4 1.3 2.7 0.6 1.5 16.4 26.7 42.4 68.1 150
Haybet + Arvika Barley/Pea 12.9 54.3 1.6 3.4 0.6 1.9 17.0 24.8 43.0 69.6 150
   
EXP MEAN 16.6 59.1 1.1 2.7 0.6 -- 16.8 25.3 44.1 69.2 146
C.V. % 20.1 3.9 16.3 9.8 15.5 -- 3.5 2.3 3.0 0.7 4
LSD 5%   4.8 3.3 0.3 0.4 0.13 -- 1.0 1.0 2.3 0.8 9
Harvest
Variety Crop Date Growth Stage and comments
Haybet       Barley 7/18/08 Mid Dough
Hayes        Barley 7/18/08 Mid Dough
Stark       Oat Hulless 7/18/08 Late Milk
Paul        Oat Hulless 7/18/08 Late Milk
Everleaf Forage Oat 7/18/08 15% Headed
2700 Triticale 7/18/08 Full Flower
Arvika     Pea 7/18/08 Early Dough
2700 + Arvika Triticale/Pea 7/18/08 Flower + Hard Dough
Paul + Arvika Oat/Pea 7/18/08 Late Milk + Hard Dough
Haybet + Arvika Barley/Pea 7/18/08 Mid Dough (no visible pea pods)
Planting Date May 8 into durum stubble.

 


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