Tame hay

Tame hay

Hay made from Tame grass.
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Estimated average dryland hay yields for the province are 0.9 tons per acre for alfalfa; one ton per acre for alfalfa/bromegrass; 0.8 tons per acre for other tame hay; 0.7 tons per acre for wild hay and 1.8 tons per acre for greenfeed.
FIELD AND SPECIALTY CROPS (Seeded area)/ thousand hectares 2005 2007 2008 Wheat 9,653.9 10,192.4 10,239.3 Canola (rapeseed) 5,369.9 6,539.6 6,404.0 Barley 4,142.6 3,786.6 3,552.3 Oats 1,767.9 1,758.4 1,569.6 Flaxseed 760.8 631.3 696.1 Rye 207.6 168.0 167.9 Soybeans 1,172.4 1,202.4 1,406.6 Grain corn 1,113,1 1,204.0 1,230.6 Tame hay 8,169.9 8,201.6 -- Specialty crops Canary seed 184.2 167.9 121.4 Lentils 802.8 651.6 938.8 Sunflower seed 87.0 68.8 64.7 Mustard seed 194.1 194.2 220.4 Peas 1,303.0 1,616.6 1,515.4 Source: Statistics Canada.
One can see both the huge surge of corn yields concomitant with the spread of hybrids, and that such a surge did not occur for a non-hybrid species such as tame hay. However, tame hay does not offer a valid comparison.
Estimated average dryland hay yields for the province are one ton per acre for alfalfa and alfalfa/bromegrass; 0.83 tons per acre for other tame hay and 1.5 tons per acre for greenfeed.
Estimated average dryland hay yields for the province are 1.2 tons per acre for alfalfa; 1.0 ton per acre for alfalfa/bromegrass; 0.96 tons per acre for other tame hay; and 1.4 tons per acre for greenfeed.