West Virginia

West Virginia State NECCC Contact

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The same species are often used as forage crops and cover crops. The West Virginia University Extension Service website includes extensive forage crop information.

PDFs
Forage Species Adapted to the Northeast, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: species selection, species characteristics and management, forage yields
Cover crops: annual ryegrass, perennial ryegrass, alsike clover, red clover, white clover, bird’s foot trefoil, alfalfa

Forage Varieties for West Virginia, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: forage species variety trials, seed purchase considerations
Cover crops: red clover, white clover

Walk-In Seedings, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: establishment of legumes into grass via grazing, seeding rates
Cover crops: red clover, Ladino clover

Pasture and Hay Seeding Rates, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: forage species seeding rates
Cover crops: annual ryegrass, perennial ryegrass, alsike clover, red clover, white clover, bird’s foot trefoil, alfalfa, mixes

Frost Seedings, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: frost seeding, forage species establishment and management
Cover crops: red clover, Ladino clover, alsike clover

Combining Forage Species in a Seeding Mixture, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: forage species selection and management
Cover crops: red clover, alsike clover, bird’s foot trefoil, alfalfa, mixes

Pasture and Hay Seeding Mixtures, West Virginia University Extension Service
Topics: forage species mixtures
Cover crops: red clover, white clover, alfalfa, mixes