Summer annual forages in south central Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Blasi, Dale A.
dc.contributor.author Fjell, Dale L.
dc.contributor.author Shroyer, James P.
dc.contributor.author Kuhl, Gerry L.
dc.contributor.author Heer, William F.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-02T19:37:35Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-02T19:37:35Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6400
dc.description.abstract Six, summer annual forages and three forage sorghums were evaluated for forage yield and quality under south central Kansas dryland conditions. The sudans and forage sorghums produced similar amounts of dry matter per acre, and yields for these two forage types were significantly higher than for the pearl millet cultivars tested. Conversely, the pearl millets provided higher quality forage in terms of crude protein and acid detergent fiber levels. Droughty conditions severely limited forage yields. However, forage nitrate and prussic acid levels were all relatively low, indicating the utility of raising the cutter bar to avoid harvesting the lower stalks that can contain high nitrate concentrations. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1991 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 91-355-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 623 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Summer annuals en_US
dc.subject Forage sorghums en_US
dc.subject Yield en_US
dc.subject Forage quality en_US
dc.subject Nitrate en_US
dc.title Summer annual forages in south central Kansas en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1991 en_US
dc.citation.epage 62 en_US
dc.citation.spage 60 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1991, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 1, 1991 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bheer en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dblasi en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dfjell en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jshroyer en_US


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