FORAGE TEST RESULTS

Wheat

Tifton, Georgia: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield --------------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ------------------------------------------- -------------- Brand-Variety 12-16-96 1-21-97 2-3-97 3-3-97 3-25-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _____________________________________________________________________________________ ---------------------------- lb/acre -------------------------- GA-Dozier 958 1227 777 1227 1626 5815 5315 NK-Coker 9134 850 1205 784 1380 1525 5743 5152 UGA 871339-E18 878 1242 770 1300 1546 5736 . Jackson 849 1162 762 1293 1633 5699 5173 GA-Gore 813 1264 777 1459 1235 5547 4949 Madison 733 1205 915 1628 373 4854 4339 Jaypee 826 1155 842 1575 327 4725 . Florida 304 857 1133 777 1503 421 4690 4118 GA-Stuckey 603 1111 871 1496 385 4465 4110 Pioneer 2684 538 1060 799 1699 269 4363 4052 Morey 864 1249 770 944 480 4305 3440 NK-Coker 9663 596 1096 893 1249 414 4248 . Average 780 1176 811 1396 853 50161 4516 LSD at 10% Level 101 153 N.S.2 90 110 297 254 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 42 64 33 38 46 124 107 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 5.0%, and df for EMS = 33. 2. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level; therefore an LSD value was not calculated. 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: Wheat 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 --------------------- GA-Dozier 1265 341 770 1575 3951 4441 UGA 871339-E18 1583 458 993 915 3948 . NK-Coker 9134 1075 436 1031 1400 3941 4756 GA-Stuckey 1807 501 1111 319 3739 3631 GA-Gore 1336 414 1075 820 3645 4134 NK-Coker 9663 1660 392 980 509 3541 . Florida 304 1764 494 1002 239 3499 3508 Morey 1875 254 509 646 3284 2621 Jackson 1365 422 813 661 3261 4021 Madison 1336 436 1140 283 3195 3876 Jaypee 1336 436 1111 268 3151 . Pioneer 2684 1081 407 1307 341 3137 3675 Average 1457 416 987 665 35241 3851 LSD at 10% Level 276 76 124 122 315 481 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 116 32 52 51 132 288 ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 7.5%, and df for EMS = 33. 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: Wheat Forage Performance, 1996-97

_____________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ------------------------------------------------------ Harvest Date Season Totals --------------------------------- --------------- Brand-Variety 12-10-96 2-6-97 3-12-97 5-1-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _____________________________________________________________________________ --------------------- lb/acre ------------------------ GA-Dozier 2066 2201 2638 2792 9697 10146 Jackson 1384 2251 3327 2689 9652 9603 Pioneer 2580 1217 2611 3288 2444 9559 9694 AgriPro Hickory 1032 2426 3474 2530 9461 9301 GA-Gore 1981 2343 3640 1173 9136 9066 UGA 871339-E18 2106 2231 3085 1707 9129 . NK-Coker 9134 1566 2542 3212 1781 9101 10165 Madison 1743 2286 2088 2972 9088 9293 Pioneer 2628 894 2725 3156 2067 8841 . NK-Coker 9663 1279 2636 2049 2787 8751 . Jaypee 1465 2485 2213 2365 8528 . Pioneer 2684 1141 2453 2862 1432 7888 7996 Florida 304 1481 2419 2115 1759 7774 7805 Average 1489 2431 2857 2192 89701 9230 LSD at 10% Level 310 N.S.2 501 507 819 676 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 130 176 210 212 343 286 _____________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 7.6%, and df for EMS = 36. 2. The F-test indicated no statistical differences at the alpha = .10 probability level; therefore, an LSD value was not calculated. 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: Wheat 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 ----------------------------- AgriPro Hickory . . . . 9461 . . . . Florida 304 4690 3887 3499 4178 7774 7746 5321 5143 5270 GA-Dozier 5815 4761 3951 4979 9697 9309 6487 6634 6350 GA-Gore 5547 4403 3645 4622 9136 8460 6109 6049 5828 GA-Stuckey 4465 3720 3739 4303 . . . . . Jackson 5699 4286 3261 4449 9652 8926 6204 6266 5887 Jaypee 4725 . 3151 . 8528 . 5468 . . Madison 4854 . 3195 . 9088 8397 5712 5836 . Morey 4305 3063 3284 3156 . . . . . NK-Coker 9134 5743 4572 3941 5174 9101 9461 6262 6691 6403 NK-Coker 9663 4248 . 3541 . 8751 . 5513 . . Pioneer 2580 . . . . 9559 . . . . Pioneer 2628 . . . . 8841 . . . . Pioneer 2684 4363 . 3137 . 7888 . 5129 5241 . UGA 871339-E18 5736 . 3948 . 9129 . 6271 . . Average 5016 4099 3524 4409 8970 8717 5848 5980 5948 _____________________________________________________________________________________