Alfalfa Scissors Clipping Results

Sponsored by the Kapral Agronomy Consulting, LLC, and Calumet County Forage Council.  Special thanks to Doug Kapral and Jeremy Hanson for taking the samples.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year Notes
Diedrick Family Farms – Banner Road 29″ 22.6% 33.4% 39.8% 147.21 160 Bud 2020 Heavily Lodged
Schaefer Farms – Quinney Road 2019 Cut 5/23/21
Ken Rach – County Rd E 27″ 22.5% 27.2% 34.5% 182.69 168 Bud 2019
Forest Brook Farms – Irish Rd F 28″ 22.8% 30.6% 37.6% 160.96 163 Bud 2020 Lodged
Holsum Dairy 1 – Schneider Rd 26″ 23.0% 30.6% 37.2% 162.93 172 Bud 2020
Hedrich Farms – Irish Road 26″ 24.0% 27.9% 34.3% 181.7 172 Early Bud 2019
WHD – HM Irish Road 23″ 23.1% 28.4% 34.6% 179.63 185 Early Bud 2020 Harv Extra
WHD – Redig Cty Y 23″ 24.6% 27.4% 33.2% 189.04 185 Early Bud 2020 Harv Extra
Schmitz Bros. 24″ 21.61% 30.50% 36.36% 166.64 180 Early Bud 2020
Van Daalwyk Farm 29″ 20.98% 32.20% 38.31% 154.85 160 Mid Bud 2019
Greg Bohman 29″ 21.82% 31.56% 37.05% 161.52 160 Early Bud 2020
Woldt* 24″ 17.96% 33.36% 43.75% 133.62 180 Early Bud established

* red clover, alfalfa, tall fescue mix

Friday, May 21, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year
Diedrick Family Farms – Banner Road 27″ 23.1% 29.7% 35.8% 170.85 168 Early Bud 2020
Schaefer Farms – Quinney Road 26″ 22.4% 28.8% 34.2% 180.83 172 Early Bud 2019
Ken Rach – County Rd E 24″ 22.9% 27.2% 33.4% 188.93 181 Early Bud 2019
Forest Brook Farms – Irish Rd F 25″ 24.5% 28.4% 33.5% 185.76 176 Early Bud 2020
Holsum Dairy 1 – Schneider Rd 24″ 24.1% 27.2% 32.6% 193.74 181 Early Bud 2020
Hedrich Farms – Irish Road 23″ 24.0% 27.4% 33.4% 188.54 185 Early Bud 2019
WHD – HM Irish Road 20″ 22.9% 24.8% 31.8% 203.8 205 LVeg-Ebud 2020
WHD – Redig Cty Y 21 26.4% 24.2% 30.0% 217.12 200 LVeg-Ebud 2020

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year
Schmitz Bros. 21 24.93% 25.23% 29.82% 215.80 205 Early bud 2020
Van Daalwyk Farm 24 22.69% 26.52% 32.99% 192.55 190 Early bud 2019
Greg Bohman 24 23.94% 26.91% 32.81% 192.76 190 Early bud 2020
Woldt* 20 21.74% 27.20% 34.73% 181.61 210 Late veg / early bud established

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year
Diedrick Family Farms – Banner Road 25″ 25.8% 22.7% 28.1% 235.84 177 Early Bud 2020
Schaefer Farms – Quinney Road 23″ 23.2% 23.8% 29.9% 218.72 185 Early Bud 2019
Ken Rach – County Rd E 22″ 21.9% 25.3% 31.0% 207.66 191 Early Bud 2019
Forest Brook Farms – Irish Rd F 23″ 23.3% 25.9% 31.6% 201.9 185 Early Bud 2020
Holsum Dairy 1 – Schneider Rd 20″ 24.3% 23.9% 29.9% 218.44 212 Late-Veg 2020
Hedrich Farms – Irish Road 20″ 23.4% 24.1% 30.3% 215.16 212 Late-Veg 2019
WHD – HM Irish Road 17″ 23.1% 23.4% 29.3% 224.61 228 Late-Veg 2020
WHD – Redig Cty Y 18″ 24.3% 22.9% 28.9% 228.51 224 Late-Veg 2020

 

Monday, May 17, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year
Schmitz Bros. 18.5″ 23.52% 23.73% 28.97% 225.97 220 vegetative 2020
Van Daalwyk Farm 22″ 23.44% 23.86% 29.87% 219.11 200 vegetative 2019
Greg Bohman 22″ 23.14% 23.31% 27.92% 235.80 200 vegetative 2020
Woldt* 14.5″ 21.68% 23.67% 30.53% 214.66 250 vegetative established
Diedrick Family Farms – Banner Road 23″ 22.8% 25.4% 32.2% 199.29 195 Late-Veg 2020
Schaefer Farms – Quinney Road 20″ 21.9% 24.8% 31.1% 208.26 212 Late-Veg 2019
Ken Rach – County Rd E 20″ 23.5% 22.7% 29.0% 228.63 212 Late-Veg 2019
Forest Brook Farms – Irish Rd F 20″ 23.0% 25.0% 31.0% 208.89 212 Late-Veg 2020
Holsum Dairy 1 – Schneider Rd 18″ 23.3% 24.9% 30.8% 210.15 225 Vegetative 2020
Hedrich Farms – Irish Road 17″ 22.3% 24.1% 30.7% 212.47 232 Vegetative 2019
WHD – HM Irish Road 15″ 24.4% 22.1% 27.9% 238.9 245 Vegetative 2020
WHD – Redig Cty Y 16″ 24.5% 22.2% 28.5% 233.05 238 Vegetative 2020

 

Thursday, May 14, 2021

Grower Height (inches) Protein ADF NDF RFV PEAQ Growth Stage Seeding Year
Schmitz Bros. 15.5″ 25.00% 19.90% 24.87% 274.82 240 vegetative 2020
Van Daalwyk Farm 17.0″ 23.13% 22.06% 28.23% 236.29 230 vegetative 2019
Greg Bohman 17.0″ 24.55% 19.93% 25.05% 272.44 230 vegetative 2020
Woldt* 12.0″ 19.68% 23.37% 31.99% 205.49 270 vegetative established
Diedrick Family Farms 21″ 22.1% 22.6% 29.6% 223.82 207 vegetative 2020
Schaefer Farms – Quinney Road 17″ 22.7% 21.5% 27.7% 242.18 230 vegetative 2019
Ken Rach – Cty Rd E 18″ 23.5% 21.3% 27.2% 247.13 225 vegetative 2019
Forest Brook Farms – Irish Rd F 18″ 25.2% 20.6% 26.1% 259.7 225 vegetative 2020
Holsum Dairy 1 – Schneider Rd 16″ 20.2% 22.6% 29.5% 224.83 238 vegetative 2020
Hedrich Farms – Irish Road 15″ 18.4% 25.7% 34.5% 185.87 245 vegetative 2019
WHD – HM Irish Road 13″ 23.4% 20.3% 25.7% 265.09 260 vegetative 2020
WHD – Redig Cty Y 14″ 25.7% 20.1% 26.0% 261.66 252 vegetative 2020