2017 Alfalfa Scissors Cutting

Sponsored the Calumet County Forage Council.  Special thanks to Jeremy Hanson for taking the samples.

 Sample taken May 25, 2017

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Age of stand
Greg Bohman 25″ 20.9 27.7 36.3 172 180 early bud 3 yr stand
Steve Keuler 25″ 18.2 28.0 37.1 168 180 early bud old stand w/ grass
Bob Van Daalwyk 27″ 21.1 28.5 36.6 170 170 early bud seeded 2016

Sample taken May 22, 2017

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Age of stand
Greg Bohman 22.5″ 20.0 24.6 30.7 211 190 early bud 3 yr stand
Steve Keuler 26″ 22.4 22.6 29.7 223 175 early bud old stand w/ grass
Bob Van Daalwyk 25″ 20.5 25.8 33.9 189 180 early bud seeded 2016

Sample taken May 18, 2017

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Age of stand
Greg Bohman 21.0 23.6 24.7 30.3 214 210 vegetative 3 yr stand
Steve Keuler 22.0 22.2 24.9 31.1 208 200 vegetative old stand w/ grass
Bob Van Daalwyk 22.0 19.9 25.6 34.1 188 200 vegetative seeded 2016

Sample taken May 15, 2017

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Age of stand
Greg Bohman 17.0 22.0 21.7 28.9 232 230 vegetative 3 yr stand
Steve Keuler 17.0 20.3 22.0 30.6 218 230 vegetative old stand w/ grass
Bob Van Daalwyk 20.0 22.8 22.6 30.4 218 210 vegetative seeded 2016