Quote of the Month: Good Variety Decisions Don’t Guarantee Success, But Bad Ones Can Guarantee Failure

book2Plant breeding is a relatively young science, but it has resulted in amazing increases in productivity. In the case of forage crops, many traits have been improved including forage yield, forage quality, disease resistance, insect resistance, timing of forage growth and tolerance to adverse weather conditions. Obtaining and using such information can greatly increase the likelihood of success in both establishment and production. Excerpt from Forage Quotes and Concepts Volume I by Ball, Lacefield, Allen, Hoveland and Bouton.