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2009 ANNUAL COOL SEASON FORAGE TRIAL   WILLISTON RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
          2007 2008 2009   ------- Forage Quality -------
  Heading Plant Forage DM DM DM 3 yr Crude  
Variety Crop Date Height Moist. Yield Yield Yield avg Protein ADF NDF TDN RFV
  fr pltng inches % ----- tons/a ----- ------------ % ------------
   
Haybet Barley 55.3 22.1 65.0 3.2 0.7 2.5 2.1 15.0 25.7 47.1 68.9 136
Hayes Barley 55.7 21.9 64.1 3.2 0.7 2.4 2.1 14.1 26.1 48.1 68.6 133
2700 Triticale 53.0 34.8 61.3 3.0 0.7 2.7 2.1 10.9 31.4 53.2 64.4 113
Everleaf Forage Oat 59.0 25.6 72.6 -- 0.4 2.1 -- 13.9 29.3 50.4 66.1 122
HiFi  Oat 51.0 31.0 64.8 -- -- 2.2 -- 11.2 31.1 53.5 64.6 113
Morton Oat 49.7 31.9 66.6 -- -- 2.3 -- 11.3 33.1 56.1 63.1 105
Arvika Pea 56.3 29.8 75.2 1.9 0.4 1.4 1.2 18.3 20.6 30.2 72.9 225
Morton & Arvika 50.0 33.5 68.3 -- -- 2.2 -- 12.1 30.7 50.7 65.0 120
Haybet & Arvika 56.0 23.1 66.2 3.4 0.6 2.4 2.1 14.1 24.7 42.8 69.7 152
2700 & Arvika 53.0 33.2 62.2 2.8 0.6 2.2 1.9 11.3 31.2 52.0 64.6 116
Morton & Piper Sudan 49.7 33.1 67.3 -- -- 2.4 -- 11.6 33.6 55.6 62.8 106
Morton & Turnip 50.0 32.4 66.7 -- -- 2.2 -- 12.3 32.0 53.2 64.0 112
Morton & Hairy Vetch 49.7 32.3 67.2 -- -- 2.3 -- 13.2 31.9 51.5 64.1 116
Morton&Winter P&Vetch* 49.7 32.3 68.9 -- -- 2.0 -- 13.2 31.6 50.8 64.3 118
  MEAN 52.7 29.8 66.9 2.7 0.6 2.2 -- 13.0 29.5 49.7 65.9 128
  C.V. % 1.0 5.4 1.8 9.8 15.5 9.1 -- 6.8 4.5 4.7 1.6 7
  LSD 5% 0.9 2.7 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 -- 1.5 2.2 3.9 1.7 14
  * - Austrian Winter Pea and Hairy Vetch                                                         

 

Harvest
Variety/Crop Date Growth Stage and comments
               
Haybet  Barley 7/21/09 Early Mid Dough  
Hayes  Barley 7/21/09 Mid Dough  
2700 Triticale 7/31/09 Soft Dough  
Everleaf Forage Oat 7/21/09 Late Milk  
HiFi  Oat 7/21/09 Milk  
Morton Oat 7/21/09 Milk  
Arvika  Pea 7/21/09 Fully Flowered  
Morton & Arvika 7/21/09 Milk + Fully Flowered  
Haybet & Arvika 7/21/09 Mid Dough + Fully Flowered
2700 & Arvika 7/31/09 Mid Dough + Fully podded
Morton & Piper Sudan 7/21/09 Milk + late boot  
Morton & Turnip 7/21/09 Milk + 8 inch high  
Morton & Hairy Vetch 7/21/09 Milk + pre flower  
Morton&Winter P&Vetch* 7/21/09 Milk + flower + pre flower  
Planting Date: May 14, 2009 notill into durum stubble     



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