Ryegrass

Tifton, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97

Dry Matter Yield -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ------------------------------------------------------ --------------- Brand-Variety 12-16-96 1-21-97 2-5-97 3-3-97 3-25-97 4-22-97 5-8-97 1997 2-Yr Avg ________________________________________________________________________________________________ --------------------------------- lb/acre -------------------------------- Wax ME94 1096 1249 762 1786 1670 1459 1002 9023 7756 Olsen-Fennell OFI-FL95 922 1220 762 1604 1815 1575 1103 9002 . TXRFMR-96 1019 1255 778 1672 1583 1590 1092 8987 . Surrey 1145 1303 797 1648 1474 1612 994 8972 . Olsen-Fennell - Rio 1139 1313 720 1677 1604 1488 1031 8971 8109 WVPB AR-93-101 1106 1263 842 1699 1503 1467 1045 8924 7388 Wax Jackson 951 1271 784 1764 1590 1517 1024 8901 7630 Smith Tetrablend 444 1164 1278 820 1610 1525 1510 980 8886 7129 DLF Trifolium Blizzard 987 1271 828 1626 1554 1590 1031 8885 . Olsen-Fennell OFI-A94 951 1343 791 1706 1546 1452 1023 8813 . FLX1996(G)4N 1169 1148 741 1728 1503 1481 1038 8807 . TXR95-2 610 1110 835 1866 1699 1655 1031 8804 . Smith Big Daddy 990 1191 813 1677 1525 1597 1009 8800 7398 DLF Trifolium Hurricane 915 1147 668 1757 1819 1401 1089 8796 7900 TXR95-6 864 1119 768 2001 1597 1539 886 8774 . Pennington Passerel 871 1125 683 1822 1822 1322 1024 8669 7469 NC/FLX1996LR 970 1178 661 1713 1626 1372 1045 8565 . FLX1996LR Late 733 1162 762 1764 1474 1517 1104 8516 . WVPB AR-90-300 835 1177 690 1764 1590 1430 1024 8509 7634 TAM 90 1140 1285 726 1605 1481 1293 973 8502 7151 Wax Marshall 970 1158 625 1757 1800 1198 958 8465 7403 WVPB 92-401 886 1162 683 1604 1532 1445 1126 8436 7241 WVPB R-3 825 1197 787 1730 1452 1438 958 8387 7375 Grazer 922 1241 886 1793 1177 1387 530 7936 6451 Common 1060 1147 661 1510 1554 1126 864 7921 6937 Average 969 1212 755 1715 1580 1458 999 86901 7398 LSD at 10% Level 155 111 91 152 164 116 80 377 445 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 66 47 38 64 70 49 34 160 190 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 3.7%, and df for EMS = 72. Planted: October 24, 1996. Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre. Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand. Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.4. Fertilization: Preplant: 80 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 0 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 47 lb N/acre on November 17, 1996; 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Grain sorghum. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Plains, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97

_________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ---------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals --------------------------------------- -------------- Brand-Variety 1-14-97 2-4-97 3-4-97 4-2-97 5-8-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _________________________________________________________________________________ ------------------------ lb/acre ------------------------- Pennington Passerel 1060 407 1343 1932 1605 6346 6952 FLX1996(G)4N 1084 385 1235 1648 1742 6094 . DLF Trifolium Blizzard 1133 465 1177 1626 1633 6033 . WVPB R-3 748 378 1394 1706 1735 5961 6250 Olsen-Fennell - Rio 922 421 1416 1623 1575 5957 6317 Olsen-Fennell OFI-FL95 828 400 1438 1670 1554 5888 . WVPB AR-90-300 675 356 1503 1713 1638 5884 6338 NC/FLX1996LR 777 400 1351 1722 1619 5867 . Olsen-Fennell OFI-A94 719 363 1423 1539 1757 5800 . Wax ME94 908 385 1372 1641 1488 5793 6275 Smith Tetrablend 444 1126 480 1213 1648 1322 5787 5579 TXRFMR-96 886 414 1278 1532 1641 5750 . Smith Big Daddy 947 414 1184 1633 1568 5746 5419 WVPB AR-93-101 907 407 1329 1612 1481 5735 6063 Wax Marshall 753 297 1314 1982 1387 5734 6441 DLF Trifolium Hurricane 632 327 1358 1801 1554 5670 6394 FLX1996LR Late 842 392 1285 1612 1525 5655 . TAM 90 918 407 1220 1597 1503 5645 6034 Surrey 871 414 1387 1430 1539 5641 . TXR95-6 450 334 1401 1866 1554 5605 . Wax Jackson 1024 422 1387 1438 1293 5562 5963 TXR95-2 574 319 1445 1757 1430 5524 . Common 705 305 1278 1655 1329 5271 5620 WVPB 92-401 625 327 1249 1387 1619 5206 5851 Grazer 628 349 1684 1293 1140 5093 5176 Average 830 383 1346 1642 1529 57301 6045 LSD at 10% Level 210 67 96 117 183 347 338 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 89 28 41 50 78 148 144 _________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 6.7%, and df for EMS = 101. Planted: October 22, 1996. Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre. Soil Type: Faceville sandy loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: Preplant: 59 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 27 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th harvests. Management: Subsoiled twice, prebedded and bedded with rototiller. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L Raymer.



Griffin, Georgia: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97

___________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ----------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals --------------------------------------- --------------- Brand-Variety 12-16-96 2-11-97 3-18-97 5-6-97 6-5-97 1997 2-Yr Avg ___________________________________________________________________________________ ------------------------- lb/acre ------------------------- Wax ME94 1518 2257 4076 5638 2193 15682 13785 Olsen-Fennell - Rio 1653 1832 4101 5659 2381 15625 13520 Surrey 1340 1858 3769 6063 2405 15435 . WVPB AR-90-300 1210 1532 4058 5837 2499 15136 13662 Wax Marshall 1048 1728 4201 6009 2069 15054 14190 FLX1996LR Late 1016 1624 4312 5847 2246 15045 . Pennington Passerel 1124 1519 4327 5459 2615 15043 13281 FLX1996(G)4N 1265 1593 3413 6245 2330 14844 . TAM 90 1571 1658 3058 6373 2141 14800 12236 NC/FLX1996LR 856 1728 4101 5477 2598 14758 . WVPB 92-401 1095 1485 3568 5578 2776 14502 12481 WVPB R-3 979 1746 3609 5772 2376 14482 12947 Wax Jackson 1048 1897 3632 5700 2149 14426 12749 TXRFMR-96 1280 1578 4052 5322 2155 14387 . Olsen-Fennell OFI-FL95 1223 1934 3802 5128 2185 14271 . DLF Trifolium Blizzard 1713 947 3003 6545 1934 14143 . Smith Tetrablend 444 1716 998 3149 6166 2096 14125 8674 DLF Trifolium Hurricane 667 1682 4159 5175 2354 14037 13491 Common 1288 1428 3792 5272 2004 13783 12003 Smith Big Daddy 1086 1086 3173 6046 2326 13716 9359 Olsen-Fennell OFI-A94 832 1775 3250 5589 2217 13663 . TXR95-6 1360 1733 3459 5232 1605 13389 . WVPB AR-93-101 1078 1495 3140 5141 1954 12808 11901 TXR95-2 597 1589 3622 4865 1968 12640 . Grazer 1042 1778 3286 4928 1486 12519 10439 Average 1184 1619 3684 5643 2202 143321 12315 LSD at 10% Level 444 259 391 712 358 1090 1374 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 188 110 166 302 152 462 584 ___________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 6.4%, and df for EMS = 72. Planted: October 9, 1996. Seeding Rate: 50 lb/acre in 7" rows. Soil Type: Cecil clay loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.0. Fertilization: Preplant: 49 lb N, 98 lb P2O5, and 147 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Canola. Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Statewide Summary: Ryegrass Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Forage Yield ------------------------------------------------------------ Tifton Plains Griffin Statewide ---------- ---------- ------------ ---------------- 3-Yr 3-Yr 3-Yr 2-Yr 3-Yr Brand-Variety 1997 Avg 1997 Avg 1997 Avg 1997 Avg Avg _____________________________________________________________________________________ ------------------------ lb/acre --------------------------- Common 7057 6156 5271 6293 13783 9991 8704 8043 7480 DLF Trifolium Blizzard 7855 . 6033 . 14143 . 9344 . . DLF Trifolium Hurricane 7707 . 5670 . 14037 . 9138 9080 . FLX1996(G)4N 7769 . 6094 . 14844 . 9569 . . FLX1996LR Late 7412 . 5655 . 15045 . 9371 . . Grazer 7405 6029 5093 5813 12519 9108 8339 7267 6983 NC/FLx1996LR 7520 . 5867 . 14758 . 9382 . . Olsen-Fennell - Rio 7941 6839 5957 6719 15625 10837 9841 9144 8131 Olsen-Fennell OFI-A94 7789 . 5800 . 13663 . 9084 . . Olsen-Fennell OFI-FL95 7898 . 5888 . 14271 . 9353 . . Pennington Passerel 7645 6259 6346 7058 15043 11081 9678 9063 8133 Smith Big Daddy 7792 . 5746 . 13716 . 9085 7224 . Smith Tetrablend 444 7907 . 5787 . 14125 . 9273 6964 . Surrey 7978 . 5641 . 15435 . 9685 . . TAM 90 7529 6333 5645 6542 14800 10148 9324 8312 7674 TXRFMR-96 7896 . 5750 . 14387 . 9344 . . TXR95-2 7774 . 5524 . 12640 . 8646 . . TXR95-6 7888 . 5605 . 13389 . 8960 . . Wax Jackson 7877 6456 5562 6533 14426 10469 9288 8610 7819 Wax Marshall 7507 6545 5734 6850 15054 11662 9432 9185 8352 Wax ME94 8022 6575 5793 6795 15682 11392 9832 9105 8254 WVPB AR-90-300 7486 6416 5884 6836 15136 11096 9502 9041 8116 WVPB AR-93-101 7879 6433 5735 6438 12808 10579 8808 8276 7817 WVPB R-3 7429 . 5961 . 14482 . 9290 8698 . WVPB 92-401 7311 . 5206 . 14502 . 9006 8337 . Average 7691 6404 5730 6588 14332 10636 9251 8423 7876 _____________________________________________________________________________________