Robert Mitchell - USDA-ARS Research Agronomist
March 15, 2019
This project evaluated the effect of switchgrass row spacing on the establishment of Illinois bundleflower, partridge pea, alfalfa, white clover, and hairy vetch.
March 14, 2019
This study was conducted from 2010 to 2015 to evaluate effects of row spacing on switchgrass forage yield. It compared two varieties: ‘Shawnee’ an upland ecotype, and ‘Kanlow x Summer HP1 NETO2 C1’, an experimental lowland ecotype later released as ‘Liberty’.
December 2, 2016
This research brief looks at a three-year grazing trial addressing the question of what small grain is most suitable to plant after soybean to offer the best opportunity for grazing.
Figure 1. In these research trials in western Nebraska winter triticale was found to offer several advantages over winter barley as a cover crop.
December 1, 2016
This overview of UNL research compares winter triticale with winter barley and explores why crop producers may want to include triticale in their cover crop blends.