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Ohio Crop Performance Trials

Weather data summary for the 2014-growing season

Alfalfa Trials

Performance summary - Standard trials (insecticide applied)

South Charleston, Ohio - 2011 Seeding

North Baltimore, Ohio - 2012 Seeding

Wooster, Ohio - 2013 Seeding

South Charleston, Ohio - 2014 Seeding

Clover Trials

Red Clover - South Charleston, Ohio - 2013 Seeding

White Clover - South Charleston, Ohio - 2013 Seeding

Grass Trials

Orchardgrass Variety Trial - South Charleston, OH - 2014 Spring Seeding

Tall Fescue Variety Trial - South Charleston, OH - 2014 Spring Seeding

Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial - South Charleston, OH - 2013 Fall Seeding

Address of Marketers

Download files of yield data for 2014:

All Yield Trials - PDF for Printing

Alfalfa Yield Trials - Excel

Clover Yield Trials - Excel

Grass Yield Trials - Excel

Alfalfa Variety Comparison-- interactive website of multi-location results

Forage Variety Trials in Other States




 

2014 Ohio Forage Performance Trials

Table 7:
Red Clover Variety Trial
Ohio, South Charleston, Sown 4/9/2013
Total
Variety Marketers 2-Jun 11-Jul 10-Sep 2014 2013 2013-14 % Stand
 --------------- Tons Dry Matter/A ------------------- 9/18/2014
FSG 402 Farm Science Genetics 3.24 1.94 1.08 6.26 2.98 9.24 83
RC0401* Allied Seed 2.90 2.07 1.27 6.24 3.08 9.32 78
Gallant The Cisco Companies 3.18 2.06 1.18 6.43 2.91 9.34 84
PGI 44 Producers Choice 3.10 1.95 1.09 6.14 2.91 9.05 81
Common red Public 2.60 1.25 0.42 4.27 2.55 6.82 15
Mammoth red Public 3.72 0.71 0.13 4.56 1.86 6.42 30
Mean 3.12 1.66 0.86 5.65 2.72 8.36 62
LSD 0.05 0.58 0.40 0.27 1.09 0.49 1.24 17.09
Prob > F 0.02 <.0001 <.0001 <.001 <.001 <.0001 <.0001
CV %   12.2 15.8 20.8 12.9 12.0 9.8 18.4
* Variety tested using experimental seed that may not give performance identical to that of commercially available seed.
Establishment: Seeded with a Hege 3-point hitch drill with presswheels at 12 lb/a.  
Plot size: 4' x 20' , 7' alleys and borders, RCBD with four reps.
Soil type/ analysis: Crosby silt loam, pH=7.0, P=48 lbs/a, K=216 lbs/a, CEC=12.7, O.M.=1.8,(10/13).
2014 Pest control: Insecticide was applied on 11-July for potato leafhopper control.