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Research Project: Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems

Location: Dairy Forage Research

Title: Forage variety update for Wisconsin 2016 trial results

Author
item UNDERSANDER, DAN - University Of Wisconsin
item BERTRAM, MIKE - University Of Wisconsin
item BREUER, JEFF - University Of Wisconsin
item CAVADINI, JASON - University Of Wisconsin
item CROOKS, ARIN - University Of Wisconsin
item MEYER, BILL - University Of Wisconsin
item Riday, Heathcliffe

Submitted to: Extension Reports
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/17/2017
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This publication summarizes the performance (yield, persistence, disease resistance) of forage varieties in Wisconsin for the year 2016. The performance data were collected from trials conducted by the University of Wisconsin Extension at University of Wisconsin Agricultural Research Stations and in farmers' fields. Crops include alfalfa, birdsfoot trefoil, red clover, meadow bromegrass, meadow fescue, orchardgrass, reed canarygrass, ryegrass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, and timothy. Farmers can use this information to guide them in forage variety selection.

Technical Abstract: This publication summarizes the performance (yield, persistence, disease resistance) of forage varieties in Wisconsin for the year 2016. The performance data were collected from trials conducted by the University of Wisconsin Extension at University of Wisconsin Agricultural Research Stations and in farmers' fields. Crops include alfalfa, birdsfoot trefoil, red clover, meadow bromegrass, meadow fescue, orchardgrass, reed canarygrass, ryegrass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, and timothy. Farmers can use this information to guide them in forage variety selection.