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A summary of results from current Noble Research Institute bermudagrass variety forage trials.
This article discusses some of the basic information about these varieties, focusing on those that are adapted to The Noble Research Institute service region. Effort was devoted to making sure all regionally adapted varieties were included, however some varieties may have been inadvertently omitted.
Annual ryegrass is a cool-season grass that originated in southern Europe. It is sometimes called Italian ryegrass.
Sprigging bermudagrass is an expensive investment, but, if done correctly, it will quickly pay for itself.
In 1996, the Noble Research Institute's Dr. Jerry Baker established a bermudagrass variety trial near Ardmore, Okla. Since then, Baker has been producing annual reports presenting forage yields for bermudagrass varieties in the test. As producers begin considering sprigging options, variety trial information is often discussed. Tifton 85 is one variety that receives much interest because it is always one of the highest-yielding varieties.
Weed control is going to be critical this spring following the drought. Bermudagrass has suffered greatly since last fall, and, with its lack of vigor, weeds will be competitive this spring.
Making the decision of whether to establish bermudagrass from either sprigs or seed is not very clear cut. Certain items need to be considered in order to make a fully informed decision between establishing sprigs or seed.
The plant-microbe interaction cluster advances and utilizes knowledge from basic and applied research on beneficial and pathogenic microbes to enhance productivity and sustainability of agricultural...
Answers to commonly asked questions about liming.
Benefits of nativegrass mixtures on the Southern Great Plains have increased interest in effective methods of converting improved pastureland areas to nativegrass pastures.