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  1. Vol. 53 No. 4, p. 251-254
    Received: Nov 10, 1960

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Yield, Moisture, and Protein Composition of Spring Oats Cut for Silage at Different Stages of Maturity1

  1. F. P. Gardner and
  2. S. C. Wiggans2



The data from these experiments suggest early to mid-dough stage as optimum for harvesting spring oats as silage. Garry, a tall and late variety, generally produced more forage than mid-season varieties. Oat variety or stage of harvest for silage had no effect on alfalfa hay yield the year following.

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