Seed Resources

Grass Varieties for North Dakota – View PDF


This publication is designed to assist North Dakota producers and land managers in selecting perennial grass species and varieties for rangeland and pasture seeding and conservation planting. Each species is described following a list of recommended varieties (releases). Variety origin and the date released are included for additional reference. Published by the NDSU Extension Service and USDA-NRCS.


Grasses for the Northern Plains Cool Season – View PDF


This publication is designed to summarize the growth patterns; forage characteristics, including nutritional value and herbage production; plant performance characteristics, including seedling and plant vigor, weed competition, stand density, stand rating, plant height, disease and seed production; salinity tolerance; fi ber content; wildlife values; and the list of varieties suited to the Northern Plains region for a select group of cool-season grasses. Published by the NDSU Extension Service and USDA-NRCS.


Grasses for the Northern Plains Warm Season – View PDF


This publication is designed to summarize the growth patterns; forage characteristics, including nutritional value and herbage production; plant performance characteristics, including stand density index, stand rating and disease; fi ber content; wildlife values; and a list of varieties suited to the Northern Plains ecoregion. This select group of warm-season grasses was studied at seven fi eld trial locations and two experiments in North and South Dakota and Minnesota. Published by the NDSU Extension Service and USDA-NRCS.


Alfalfa Variety Trial – View PDF


This yield trial was done in Minot ND in 2015. Table 1 is the results of the Roundup Ready varieties. Table 2 shows the results of the conventional alfalfa varieties.


Esatblishing Native Grasses – View PDF


A guide published by the Natural Resources Conservation Service on how to properly establish native grasses .


Cover Crop Common Species and Properties (Table) – View PDF


This table is a tool developed by the USDA and NRCS to select the proper cover crop for the properties desired. The document also lists salinity and frost tolerance. The information is compiled from several USDA-NRCS sources and from field observations across North Dakota.

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