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10185. USDA Agricultural Research Service.. 1957. Grasses and legumes for forage and conservation.. Special Report ARS 22-43, USDA-ARS, Washington, D.C..
This report gives a short description of over 50 grass and legume species suitable for conservation use in various parts of the U.S. Generalized maps of adaptation are included that suggest species for the dryland cereal region of the Northwest.

2415. Hanna, M.R., G.C. Kozub, and S. Smoliak. 1977. Forage production of sanfoin and alfalfa on dryland in mixed- and alternate-row seedings with three grasses.. Canadian J. Plant Sci. 57:61-70.
Alfalfa-grass yielded better than sanfoin grass. Sanfoin is a suitable alternative to alfalfa in parts of the prairie region, but particular attention must be paid to the selection of companion species if it is to be grown in association with a grass. Russian wild rye was the most productive companion in this study. Mixed row seedings were higher for all combinations except sanfoin-pubescent wheatgrass in alternate rows. Sanfoin does not causse bloat, but stands are generally shorter-lived than alfalfa. Pure stands of sanfoin may yield the most, but grasses will extend the life of the stand.

2527. Henderson, L.F.. 1903. Grasses and forage plants in Idaho.. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #38.
Gives a short description of various grasses and forage, and evaluates them for Idaho conditions.

2587. Hermann, W.. 1938. Comparison of height, yields and leaf percentages of certain sweetclover varieties.. WA Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #365.
Eleven varieties tested between 1930-37. For date of flowering, height, yield, and leaf percentages. Alpha 1, Madrid white. Madrid yellow, and Willamette white are recommended for general production and utilization in Wash. T: Date of flowering of varieties. Comparative first and second season heights. First and second season hay yields. First and second season leaf percentages.

2872. Idaho Agr. Expt. Sta.. 1938. Annual Report. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #225.
Seed production of forage crops - also inter-genetic crosses of grasses; crossed wheat with 5 different grasses; one has perennial habit seed yield of 20 bu/ac. T: seed yield, hay yield.

8008. Welty. L.E., R.L. Ditterline, L.S. Prestbye, G.F. Stallknecht, and R.A. Larson. 1988. Alfalfa forage and protein yield as affected by harvest management.. Montana AgResearch 5(2):11-15.

10766. Hall, M.H. (ed.). 1990. Idaho Forage Handbook. Idaho Agr. Expt. Sta. Bulletin 547, Moscow.
This handbook provides basic information on all aspects of forage management as applicable to Idaho farms. Sections include species selection, seeding, fertilization, harvest, pest contr, feed value, and economics.

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