Bronson Tall Fescue Data

Tree Top - Prosser (2000) Crop Yield Trial Final Results

Cultivar Nitrogen Removed (lb/acre) Dry Matter Produced (lb/acre) Average Crude Protein%
Matua Prairie Brome 380 23,347 9.9
Bronson Tall Fescue 372 20,811 11.2
Dovey Tall Fescue 302 17,180 11.1


Bronson Tall Fescue makes good feed for your animals! Forage quality tests taken on May 24, 2000 from samples retrieved from the Univ. of Wisconsin shows Bronson to have good feed value and digestibility as seen in the chart below.

Bronson Tall Fescue Forage Quality Results - 2000


%  ADF %  NDF %  CP %  IVTD

RFV

27.2%  46.6%  28.5%  77%  135 


Bronson Tall Fescue is the preferred choice! In 1999-2000 grazing trials in Lancaster, WI cattle showed a preference for Bronson over all other endophyte-free fescues grazed.

Penn State - Haller Farm, State College, PA

Planted August 20, 2001 - Forage Consumed (lb/ac) 2002


Variety Spring Summer  Fall  2002
Total
% Stand
4/15/02
% Stand
10/16/02

Bronson 

2224  3864  1570  7658 91 96 

Barcel 

1955  2675  1321  5952 88 96 

Jessup MaxQ 

1738 2866  1419  6023 84 96 


Mississippi State University

Planted 10/23/00 - Dry Matter Yield Tall Fescue


Variety 10/24/01 2/15/02 4/10/02 5/15/02

2002 Total

% Stand
Bronson 3402 438 1195 2269 7304 99
GA5MaxQ 2752 821 1233 2488 7294 100
Hoedown 2741 620 951 2162 6474 99
JessupMaxQ 2468 456 970 2098 5992 100
KY 31 2394 684 790 2764 6632 100
LSD 723 425 367 418 1004  2


Bronson Tall Fescue Makes More Milk!

University of Wisconsin-Lancaster Grazing Trial
(2000 Grazing Trial Results Using Milk 95 Calculator)


Variety  Grazing Yield (T/ac.)  % Crude Protein  IVDM  NDF  Pounds of Milk/Acre 
Bronson  1.54  28.5  77.1  46.6  3,042 
Ky-31  1.50  26.7  75.3  47.8  2,676 


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