The 2016 PDMP/Penn State silage hybrid testing program involved 163 hybrids and 18 companies and we were able to generate data for hybrid performance evaluations we believe producers will find useful when making purchasing decisions this year. We strive to conduct our tests in unbiased methods using state of the art techniques and appreciate the support of the seed companies and farm cooperators to accomplish this each year.
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New for 2016, an optional starch test was available to seed companies. This test was performed using 7hr starch digestibility via wet chemistry. One location was chosen within each growing zone. Three samples were collected and combined into one.