2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial

Results of the Penn State 2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial located at the Penn State Agronomy Farm, Centre County.
2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial - Articles

Updated: August 28, 2017

2016-2017 Short-lived Grass and Cover Crops Trial

Annual Ryegrass Performance and Quality Results Multi-cut

VarietyDm Yield tons/acre
28-Apr
Dm Yield tons/acre
19-May
Dm Yield tons/acre
9-Jun
Dm Yield tons/acre
Total
First Cutting
CP%
First Cutting
NDFD 30
First Cutting
TTNDFD
Second Cutting
CP%
Second Cutting
NDFD 30
Second Cutting
TTNDFD
Third Cutting
CP%
Third Cutting
NDFD 30
Third Cutting
TTNDFD
Stand
Kodiak2.590.891.424.9022.3746723.6797419.756.263.097
MO-12.410.881.554.8423.8747025.0797418.357.663.394
Centurion2.290.931.624.8422.3716723.2787319.157.364.695
McKinley2.530.831.444.8124.9737023.9807419.656.263.996
M2CVS*2.300.951.504.7522.5746824.7817618.958.965.296
Andes2.141.211.284.6423.8727021.1736720.858.166.495
DSV-16-12*2.061.031.534.6323.3717022.3787320.560.166.796
DSV-16-15*1.931.151.504.5822.7757023.2807319.560.168.193
Winterhawk2.151.111.274.5322.4706823.7777320.457.163.795
DSV-16-13*1.921.171.444.5321.7716821.1756918.658.667.395
ME4*2.370.761.404.5321.1736824.0797419.556.762.397
Jackson2.420.781.324.5223.0726924.7797420.756.164.395
DSV-16-14*2.090.931.474.5023.9777323.5797519.361.870.995
KO14-WEAR*1.971.171.344.4824.4746922.5767020.157.465.994
Marshall2.070.881.514.4722.1716722.3797618.456.763.693
DSV-16-11*1.860.871.604.3424.5706926.4787219.154.763.594
BAR LM 15426*1.451.341.334.1224.7848223.1807420.961.166.788
BAR LM 15427*1.421.431.274.1124.1797721.8787221.059.766.794
WMWL*2.100.661.334.1022.0726722.7756919.558.965.995
ME94*2.170.781.144.0921.4716823.7777120.858.965.997
JUMBO1.631.311.094.0226.0777922.2767022.159.867.694
BAR LM 16168-1*1.671.171.113.9524.4787122.3767121.056.163.693
Nelson1.970.851.083.9023.0767023.3837820.858.364.993
BAR LM 16488*1.081.441.353.8726.3817823.5777521.963.169.879
BAR LM 16498*1.421.181.253.8626.1787521.4777121.462.670.276
BAR LM 15425*1.261.411.183.8426.9777721.4756921.764.471.890
BAR LM 16168-2*1.591.100.943.6424.6767520.9726622.558.164.894
BAR LM 14167-1*1.431.151.033.6225.8807923.5767491
BAR LM 15476*1.181.111.233.5225.3787422.8777422.362.467.293
BAR LM 16502*1.041.271.163.4626.0777223.2737023.363.671.076
BAR LM 14167-4*1.331.100.953.3826.5797824.1787422.360.667.789
OR-16-BRAG*0.531.391.173.0924.8747020.2676418.954.562.483
Mean1.821.071.314.2024.0757223.0777220596692
LSD (.05)0.200.130.160.303
CV%7.888.498.785.164

* note commercially available
CV=coefficient of variation
LSD=least significant difference

Details:

  • planted September 15, 2016
  • Yields are tons per acre DM basis
  • Stand score based on a scale of 1 to 100. a 100 is considered to be a perfect stand
  • Grand mean, CV and LSD values represent 32 total entries
  • Means are LSMeans derived from statistical analysis
  • Rankings are based on total yields

Annual Ryegrass Performance and Quality Results Single-cut

VarietyCut dateDm T/A
Total
CP%NDFD 30TTNDFDStand
DSV-16-14*15-May4.0018.3686596
Jackson8-May3.5519.4626495
ME4*8-May3.4418.3646299
Centurion11-May3.3718.0676699
DSV-16-13*15-May3.2517.7646199
Marshall8-May3.1115.2636199
DSV-16-11*8-May3.0015.9615998
DSV-16-15*11-May2.8415.6605696
Nelson8-May2.8115.9595994
DSV-16-12*11-May2.2815.9585697
Mean3.1717.062.560.897.0
LSD (.05)0.364.16
CV%10.882.96

*not commercially available
CV=coefficient of variation
LSD=least significant difference

Details:

  • planted September 15, 2016
  • Yields are tons per acre DM basis
  • Stand score based on a scale of 1 to 100. a 100 is considered to be a perfect stand
  • Grand mean, CV and LSD values represent 32 total entries
  • Means are LSMeans derived from statistical analysis
  • Rankings are based on total yields

Short-season Cereals

VarietySpeciesCut dateDm T/A
Total
CP%NDFD30TTNDFD
BCT 15513*triticale5-May4.6412.45860
HyOctanetriticale5-May4.6013.25456
Trical 336triticale5-May4.5312.75759
Bolttriticale5-May4.1813.66060
Tractiontriticale5-May4.1514.85861
BCT 15511*triticale5-May4.1413.65255
Trical Gainer 154triticale30-Apr4.0317.85963
BCT 15509*triticale5-May3.8716.36363
BCT 15508*triticale30-Apr3.7417.45860
Trical 815trticale30-Apr3.7418.45963
BCT 15512*trticale30-Apr3.4117.35762
BCT 15505*trticale5-May3.4016.96467
BCT 15510*trticale30-Apr3.1316.95660
Aroostoockrye20-Apr3.1222.16465
Bonfirerye20-Apr3.0319.86468
Mean3.8516.258.861.5
LSD (.05)0.25
CV%4.59

*not commercially available
CV=coefficient of variation
LSD=least significant difference

Details:

  • planted September 15, 2016
  • Yields are tons per acre DM basis
  • Stand score based on a scale of 1 to 100. a 100 is considered to be a perfect stand
  • Grand mean, CV and LSD values represent 32 total entries
  • Means are LSMeans derived from statistical analysis
  • Rankings are based on total yields

Mixes Single-cut

VarietyCut dateTotalCP%NDFD 30TTNDFDStand
Kings Soil Builder Plus6-May3.4616.1626098

Ingredients: Triticale, crimson clover, hairy vetch, Annual Ryegrass, Daikon radish

Details:

  • planted September 15, 2016
  • Yields are tons per acre DM basis
  • Stand score based on a scale of 1 to 100. a 100 is considered to be a perfect stand