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2018 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial final report

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2019 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial results now available

Summer annual forage performance tests are conducted each year by the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station. The yield results of the 2019 tests are available online. Results are from 3 locations and split into hay and silage categories.

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2019 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial final report

In 2019, summer annual forage variety trials were conducted across Kansas near Garden City, Hays, and Scandia. All sites evaluated hay and silage entries. A total of 95 hay varieties, 99 sorghum silage varieties, and 12 corn silage varieties were evaluated. The full report is now available online.

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Management options for stressed corn

Where dryland corn has been under severe drought or heat stress, producers have to decide whether to leave it and harvest for grain, salvage the crop for silage or hay, or leave the crop in the field for its residue value. Learn more about each of these options in this article.

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2020 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial final report

In 2020, summer annual forage variety trials were conducted across Kansas near Garden City, Hays, and Scandia. All sites evaluated hay and silage entries. Breeders, marketers, and producers use data collected from the trials to make informed variety selections.

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2021 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial final report

In 2021,summer annual forage variety trials were conducted across Kansas near Garden City, Hays, and Scandia. All sites evaluated hay and silage entries. Across the sites, a total of 104 hay varieties and 55 sorghum silage varieties were evaluated. The results are summarized in the 2021 Kansas Forage Report, now available online.

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