Evaluation of Puna Chicory Overseeding in Sheep Pasture in Central New York

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1993: $1,975.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Karl North
Northland Sheep Dairy

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: general hay and forage crops


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Test Puna Chicory for: 1) germination by frost and herd-aided overseeding into permanent hay pasture. 2) relative palatability to Dorset/Texel cross sheep, 3) ability to fill the mid-summer slump of grass productivity in Central New York and 4) persistence under a variety of intensive grazing management.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.