Rye

Tifton, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ----------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ----------------------------------------- --------------- Brand-Variety 2-16-96 1-21-97 2-5-97 3-3-97 3-25-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _____________________________________________________________________________________ ------------------------- lb/acre ------------------------- Noble - Maton 1459 1481 857 1517 1401 6715 7015 Noble - Elbon 1503 1351 886 1423 1307 6469 7070 Gurley GI-87 1590 1416 878 1336 1198 6418 6977 Seed Resource Wintermore 95 1510 1416 878 1358 1198 6360 . Noble - Bates 1517 1445 915 1380 1075 6331 . Kelly - Kelly Grazer II 1467 1387 871 1423 1169 6316 6834 UGA 96RS5 1728 1423 907 1314 936 6309 . Noble NF 94 1677 1423 886 1322 994 6301 . UGA 96RS2 1539 1445 907 1322 1038 6251 . Seed Resource Wintermore 1510 1401 893 1343 1053 6200 6562 Noble - Oklon 1380 1416 907 1372 1060 6135 6522 Seed Resource Wintermore 96 1517 1423 900 1351 944 6134 . UGA 96RS1 1539 1423 900 1307 900 6069 . UGA 96RS4 1626 1409 886 1249 871 6040 . UGA 96RS3 1532 1423 878 1343 857 6033 . Pennington Wintergrazer 70 1597 1430 907 1235 719 5888 6362 Wrens 96 1532 1351 922 1227 806 5837 6266 Wrens Abruzzi 1583 1401 900 1239 617 5740 6067 Florida Seed Graze Master 1583 1162 697 1285 980 5707 6159 Florida 401 1721 523 254 915 973 4385 4781 Average 1555 1357 851 1313 1005 60821 6419 LSD at 10% Level 147 99 41 68 92 265 307 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 62 42 18 28 39 112 130 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 3.7%, and df for EMS = 57. Planted: October 24, 1996. Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/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, and 4th harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Grain sorghum. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Plains, Georgia: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97

________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ---------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ------------------------------ --------------- Brand-Variety 1-6-97 2-4-97 3-4-97 4-2-97 1997 2-Yr Avg ________________________________________________________________________________ -------------------- lb/acre ----------------------- Noble - Maton 1263 370 1016 2018 4668 5172 Noble - Elbon 1176 472 1082 1895 4626 5214 Gurley GI-87 1670 451 1024 1256 4400 5180 Seed Resource Wintermore 95 1354 421 1205 1154 4134 . Seed Resource Wintermore 1557 429 1053 1024 4062 4912 UGA 96RS2 1525 487 1002 1002 4015 . UGA 96RS5 1924 465 842 784 4015 . Seed Resource Wintermore 96 1528 465 1098 879 3969 . Noble - Oklon 1423 422 1075 1024 3943 4857 UGA 96RS3 1663 407 995 857 3921 . Noble NF 94 1568 422 1002 871 3862 . UGA 96RS1 1711 451 929 748 3839 . Noble - Bates 1329 422 1016 1024 3790 . Wrens 96 1786 407 900 683 3776 4433 Pennington Wintergrazer 70 1789 378 893 530 3589 4604 UGA 96RS4 1532 400 893 697 3521 . Florida Seed Graze Master 1808 152 538 1016 3514 4146 Wrens Abruzzi 1568 392 857 690 3507 4168 Florida 401 2127 29 174 414 2744 . Average 1595 392 926 977 38891 4743 LSD at 10% Level 308 75 117 174 331 212 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 130 32 50 74 140 90 ________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 7.2%, and df for EMS = 54. Planted: October 22, 1996. Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/acre. Soil Type: Faceville sandy loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: 59 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 27 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 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: Rye Forage Performance, 1996-97

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield -------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ------------------------------- --------------- Cold Brand-Variety 12-10-96 2-6-97 3-12-97 4-30-97 1997 2-Yr Avg Damage _____________________________________________________________________________________ -------------------- lb/acre --------------------- % Seed Resource Wintermore 95 3534 2745 2827 3998 13104 . 0 Noble - Elbon 2569 2360 2761 4834 12524 11617 0 Noble - Maton 1828 2039 2735 5547 12148 12094 0 Gurley GI-87 1758 2226 3203 4323 11510 11456 0 Pennington Wintergrazer 70 2681 2448 2561 3677 11367 11601 0 Noble - Bates 1975 2631 2859 3770 11235 . 0 Noble NF 94 2120 2409 2890 3778 11198 . 0 Seed Resource Wintermore 2099 2431 2885 3768 11182 11707 0 Noble - Oklon 1684 2765 3015 3707 11170 11188 0 Seed Resource Wintermore 96 1946 2482 3126 3513 11066 . 0 Wrens 96 2429 2192 2514 3771 10905 10696 0 Wrens Abruzzi 2032 2370 2463 3218 10083 11089 0 Florida Seed Graze Master 1849 1854 2335 3497 9535 10560 0 Florida 401 2340 547 1113 1357 5356 . 791 Average 2203 2250 2663 3768 108842 11334 - LSD at 10% Level 504 341 310 428 711 765 - Std. Err. of Entry Mean 212 143 130 180 298 324 - _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Rated as percent of foliage damaged by low temperatures that first occurred on Dec. 19 (16oF), Dec. 20 (14oF), Dec 21 (15oF), and on two dates in January, 1997. 2. C.V. = 5.5%, and df for EMS = 39. Planted: October 9, 1996. Seeding Rate: 2.5 bu/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 following 1st, 2nd, and 3rd harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Canola Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Statewide Summary: Rye 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 ------------------------- Florida Seed Graze Master 5707 5953 3514 4649 9535 9265 6252 6955 6622 Florida 401 4385 4632 2744 . 5356 . 4162 . . Gurley GI-87 6418 6481 4400 5302 11510 9970 7443 7871 7251 Kelly - Kelly Grazer II 6316 6417 . . . . . . . Noble - Bates 6331 . 3790 . 11235 . 7118 . . Noble - Elbon 6469 6572 4626 5528 12524 9898 7873 7967 7332 Noble - Maton 6715 6591 4668 5599 12148 10185 7844 8094 7458 Noble - Oklon 6135 6173 3943 5208 11170 9847 7082 7522 7076 Noble NF 94 6301 . 3862 . 11198 . 7120 . . Pennington Wintergrazer 70 5888 5999 3589 4972 11367 9842 6948 7522 6937 Seed Resource Wintermore 6200 6250 4062 5247 11182 10017 7148 7727 7171 Seed Resource Wintermore 95 6360 . 4134 . 13104 . 7866 . . Seed Resource Wintermore 96 6134 . 3969 . 11066 . 7056 . . UGA 96RS1 6069 . 3839 . . . . . . UGA 96RS2 6251 . 4015 . . . . . . UGA 96RS3 6033 . 3921 . . . . . . UGA 96RS4 6040 . 3521 . . . . . . UGA 96RS5 6309 . 4015 . . . . . . Wrens Abruzzi 5740 5949 3507 4737 10083 9791 6443 7108 6825 Wrens 96 5837 5968 3776 4802 10905 9200 6839 7132 6657 Average 6082 6089 3889 5116 10884 9779 6942 7544 7037 _____________________________________________________________________________________