Sudan grass, millets, and sorghums in Oregon

by H. A. Schoth

Publisher: Oregon State System of Higher Education, Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State College in Corvallis, Ore

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StatementH.A. Schoth, H.H. Rampton.
SeriesStation bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station -- 425., Station bulletin (Oregon State College. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 425.
ContributionsRampton, H. H. 1904-
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Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL16017441M

Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are unrivaled for adding organic matter to worn-out soils. These tall, fast-growing, heat-loving summer annual grasses can smother weeds, suppress some nematode species and penetrate compacted sub – soil if mowed once. Seed cost is modest. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pennisetum glaucum USE: Pearl millet is a warm-season grass that is used as a forage, cover, or grain crop. CULTURE: Pearl millet is well adapted to growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperatures. It performs well in soils with high salinity or low pH, but prefers a pH of Because of its tolerance to difficult growing conditions, it can. Other C4 grasses include all Sorghum and Sudans, plus Millet, Teff, Bermuda and Bahia grasses. BMR (brown mid-rib) is a natural trait (not GMO) that indicates low levels of lignin in the plant. BMR Gene 6 is the highest level of BMR, meaning it contains the lowest level of lignin of any sorghum or g: Oregon. Aldicarb and Bay (ethyl 4-(methylthio)-m-tolyl isopropylphosphoramidate) were effective in increasing the plant height and yield of millet and sorghum-sudangrass ng of plants and reduction in yield were inversely proportional to the number of Pratylenchus spp. and Belonolaimus longicaudatus present in the rhizosphere. Millet and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids supported large Cited by: 9.

Weed Control in Millet, Sorghum, and Sudangrass (06/27/13) Weed Control in Millet, Sorghum, and Sudangrass. With many fields too wet to plant to desired crops many are turning to short season grass crops to plant, like millet, sorghum, and sudangrass. We are getting several calls on . Piper Sudangrass is warm season annual that requires a frost free growing season. It can be used for multi-cut green chop or hay, summer pasture, or as competative cover crop (to provide large amounts of organic matter, cycle nutriets, suppress weeds, and loosen soil -with its deep penetrating root system). Les Vough, Extension-Research Agronomist, Oregon State University, Corvallis Sudangrass and sorghum are two of a group of plants that produce cyanide, which can poison livestock under certain conditions. These plants, called cyanogenetic plants, produce cyanogenetic glucosides during their growing stage. Glucosides are compounds that break down or decompose into glucose sugars. In aAAitinn ti llfillfil Kit l-l'it a. ' and Sudan grass, the distribution this year will include field peas, millets, improved strains of sorghums, wheat, and Te'pary beans. The last-named crop is especially drought resistant, and KlIfiSttRIKESC he JmM Ktv " 15c. Per Cake, 2 for 25c. WE ARE AGENTS Rexall Drug Store REED RROS. Props.

Commercial sorghum is the cultivation and commercial exploitation of species of grasses within the genus Sorghum (often S. bicolor).These plants are used for grain, fibre and plants are cultivated in warmer climates worldwide. Commercial Sorghum species are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and Asia.. Other names include durra, Egyptian millet, feterita, Guinea. Western Food and Cover (25# bag) - 1 Bag Plants Acres. The Western Mix is designed for drier climates that uses short maturity varieties, but it can also create a two year cover plot. Mix components: An exclusive blend of sunflowers, forage and grain sorghums, sudan grass, sweet clover, and mill.   Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is widely used as food, feed, fiber, and bioenergy crop. The grain is used as food or feed; the stem can be used as a source of fiber, fuel, and lately as feedstock for cellulosic ethanol. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the top sorghum producing countries have been the United States, Nigeria, India, Mexico, and Argentina .

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SUDAN grass, millets, and sorghums have been grown in varying acre-ages in several sections of Oregon for many years. These crops are ot relatively minor importance but the acreage is gradually increasing as adapted and improved varieties are obtained, more satisfactory cultural practices are determined, and wider utility is developed.

In some sections. Scholars Archive is a service of Oregon State University Libraries & Press The Valley Library Corvallis, OR Contact Us Services for Persons with DisabilitiesAuthor: Schoth, H. A., b., H. Rampton. Sudan Grass, MiIIeIs, and Sorghums By H.

SCHOTH, Senior Agronomist, and H. RAMPTON, Associate Agronomist Introd uction SUDAN grass, millets, and sorghurns ha\Te been grown in varying acreages in several sections of Oregon for many years. These crops are of relatively minor importance but the acreage is gradually. SUDAN GRASS, MILLETS, AND SORGIIUMS 9 Grasshoppers.

Sudan grass, millets, and sorghums sometimes sufferseverely from grasshopper attacks. Eastern Oregon areas are subject toinvasions of the migratory grasshopper. This species is not found westof the Cascade Mountains. The nonmigratory forms are often troublesomein the western part of the state.

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Oregon State College. Language: English [eng] Author: Schoth, H. A., b., H. Rampton. Buy Sudan grass, millets, and sorghums in Oregon (Station bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station) by H.

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Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension. Sudan Grass, Millets, and Sorghums in Oregon Sudan grass. SCFIOTH H. RAMPTON Oregon State System of Higher Education Agricultural Experiment Station Oregon State College.

Sudan grass as hay, silage, and pasture for dairy cattle / (Washington: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ), by J. Dawson, R. Graves, and A. Van Horn (page images at HathiTrust) Composition and digestibility of Sudan grass hay / (Ames, Iowa: Agricultural Experiment Station, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, ), by.

Sorghum, Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, is known under a variety of names: great millet and guinea corn in West Africa, kafir corn in South Africa, dura in Sudan, mtama in eastern Africa, jowar in India and kaoliang in China (Purseglove, ).Missing: Oregon.

Can you graze cattle on a sudangrass or sorghum-sudangrass pasture after a freeze. Sudangrass and other types of sorghum or sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are often planted for summer pasture. They are sometimes fed as greenchop, silage, or hay.

Under certain conditions, livestock may develop symptoms of prussic acid poisoning if these forages are fed. Introduction. Sorghum and millets, like other cereals such as wheat, rice, and maize, are cultivated flowering plant species of the grass family Poaceae (commonly known as Gramineae), whose seeds are used for human food and animal feed (Wrigley, ).The word “cereal” is derived from the name Ceres, the Roman goddess of by: 1.

Sudan Grass Sudan grass is a top choice for invigorating worn-out soils, especially when followed by a legume crop. A quick grower, sudan grass outcompetes weeds, adds organic matter, loosens compacted soil, and suppresses nematode g: Oregon. Sponsor a Book. Sorghum works Search for books with subject Sorghum.

Search. U.S. sorghum industry U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs Warren R. Grant Read. Sudan grass, millets, and sorghums in Oregon H. Schoth Read. U.S. sorghum industry David M Jackson Read. Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids for forage United. sudan-grass hybrids. (Douglas, ) Forage sorghums are mainly ensiled or made into hay while sudangrass and - sorghum x sudan grass hybrids are primarily grazed in situ.

The base temperature for sorghum ranges from °C (Hammer - et al., ) and for pearl millet, °C (Ong and Monteith, ). Soil temperatures, at 10cm depth, of at File Size: 83KB. Sudan grass makes a very palatable hay, richer in protein than prairie hay, but not as rich as alfalfa hay. Feeding results have been uniformly good.

It appears to be valuable in a limited way for pasture Sudan grass promises to replace a considerable portion of purposes. the millets and sorghums Missing: Oregon. Describes the varieties, characteristics, and uses of Sudan grass.

Includes instructions for control of diseases and g: Oregon. These warm season summer annuals can produce lots of forage in a short period of time during the summer months.

Heat, moisture and fertility will make them very productive. Excellent for silage, balage, or grazing. Very high quality. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids characteristically reach a height of six to eight feet, have smaller stalks than forage sorghum, strong tillering, and produce more Missing: Oregon.

Vigorous summer cover crop outcompetes weeds. Piper Sudangrass is a fine-leaved, warm-season bunchgrass. It will produce large amounts of organic matter, cycle nutrients, suppress weeds, and loosen soil with its deeply penetrating roots. An excellent catch crop for excess nitrogen, sudangrass reduces nematode populations as it decomposes.

Product Description. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are unrivaled for adding organic matter to worn-out soils. These tall, fast-growing, heat-loving summer annual grasses can smother weeds,suppress some nematode species and penetrate compacted subsoil if mowed cost is ed by a legume cover crop, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are a top choice for renovating overfarmed or Missing: Oregon.

Millet vs Sorghum Sudangrass - posted in Alfalfa/Hay: Since mother nature seems to enjoy pissing on my parade. We are considering planting the twenty plus acres that we were planning to put in corn to pearl millet.

I was wondering how this compares to sorghum sudangrass as far as feed valud and yeild. Will be chopped and ensiled most likely be fed to heifers or to the milk cows if g: Oregon. Producing Millets and Sorghums 2 Figure 2. Sorghum-sudan, seedhead. per acre than the dwarf types, but animal production is usually the same.

Leaf numbers are usually the same for short and tall types; the differences in total height being due to longer internodes ("distance between the File Size: KB. Download Citation | Virtues of Sorghum: Utilization and Supply Chain Management | Discusses the consumer demands, value-added supply chain, strategy for value-added products, functionality of Missing: Sudan grass,  Oregon.

Sudan grass, like the sorghums, does best in a warm climate. In favorable seasons where the growing period is long, as many as 4 cuttings can be obtained in 1 year. Sudan grass is now being grown where it was at first thought to be wholly unadapted.

Its short growing period permits it to thrive and produce good crops of hay as farMissing: Oregon. Millet / (Agricultural College, Mich.: Michigan State Agricultural College Experiment Station, ), by A. Crozier (page images at HathiTrust) Trials with millets and sorghums for grain and hay in South Dakota / [A.N.

Hume and Manley Champlin]. Tift Sudan grass was developed in It has the basic tan plant color and a mixture of chocolateand tan-colored seeds. It is rather leafy because of its habit of stooling from most of the lower nodes. Most of the stems are pithy. It matures slightly later than other Sudan grass varieties and tends to develop slower than common g: Oregon.

Sorghum × drummondii (Sudangrass), is a hybrid-derived species of grass raised for forage and grain native to tropical and subtropical regions of Eastern Africa. Sudangrass is smaller in plant architecture, has finer stalks, produces more leaves than forage sorghum and Missing: Oregon.

alternative to growing foxtail millets like German and Siberian millet or sorghum-Sudan grass,” Anderson says. “Compared to these grasses, teff is much leafi er and fi ner-stemmed and even faster-developing, often starting to head in 50 to 60 days.” He cautions that as a single cutting at heading, teff won’t yield as much as theseFile Size: 1MB.

Forage quality of sorghum, sudan-grass sorghum x sudan-grass and pearl millet cultivars in Manawatu J.P. Millner, D. Silungwe and C.R. McGill Institute of Natural Resources PN, Massey University, Private BagPalmerston NorthNew Zealand Abstract Sorghum, sudan-grass and pearl millet are summer forages typically fed to lactatingMissing: Oregon.

Sorghum-Sudan hybrids are crosses between forage-type sorghums and sundangrass. Sorghum is an upright summer annual that is extremely drought tolerant, and an excellent choice for arid and dry areas.

It has special adaptations to weather extremes and is a very stable source of nutrition as a result. These tall, fast-growing, heat-loving summer annual grasses can [ ]Missing: Oregon. Dakota's Best Seed sells seed including: grass, cover crops, grains, oats, peas, wheat, sorghum, and many more!They also called at the T.

A. Wylie home. PAWIILETS AT LIBRARY New pamphlets in Heppner pub lic library of interest to farmers and gardeners in Morrow county: Crop Variety Recommendations; Alta Fescue Production; Sudan Grass, Millets and Sorghums in Oregon; Home Fruit and Vegetable Dehydration: Crested Wheat Grass; Harvesting Pole Beans.Grow ryegrass, forage millet, and sorghum varieties for use as cover crops to outcompete weeds, increase biomass, and fix nitrogen.

Also useful as forage.