A special local needs label has been recently approved for use of Palisade EC plant growth regulator for red clover and crimson clover seed crops in Oregon. This is timely because the window for application of the product on these crops is near. For more information, here is a copy of the SLN label: Palisade [...]
Archive for the ‘Legume Seed Crops’ Category
Bill Young, OSU professor emeritus and extension agronomist in seed production, has recently updated Oregon’s grass and forage legume seed crop production statistics for the 2012 crop year. This report provides a wealth of useful information about quantity of seed produced, crop yields, and economic value of these seed crops in Oregon. Here is a [...]
Oregon State University has recently released the 30th annual Seed Production Research Report. This publication has long been a forum for reports from a variety of seed production researchers, not only from OSU but also from affiliated institutions and agencies. For much of the Report’s existence, the publication has been edited and produced by Bill [...]
OSU is presenting several seed production field day offerings this spring where the public can visit research farms and learn more about a variety of seed crops. May 16 – Native Plant Seed Production Field Day – Native forage legumes, native plant irrigation for seed production, pollination and pollinators, native plant for anti-cancer pharmaceuticals, and [...]
Thomas G. Chastain Several forage legume seed crops continue to be a vital part of seed production enterprises in the Willamette Valley. These include red clover, crimson clover, and white clover. Other seed crops that have been produced in the valley include ladino clover, arrowleaf clover, subterranean clover, hairy vetch, and common vetch.