Pinnacle Ladino White Clover

  • Resistant to leaf diseases and field viruses
  • High forage yields
  • Ideal for pastures
  • Superior persistence
  • Excellent seedling vigor
  • Aggressive stolon activity
  • Drought tolerant
  • Widely adapted

Pinnacle is a new ladino clover variety developed for today’s high performance pasture needs. Look for excellent establishment and seeding vigor along with cool season productivity and the aggressive season long growth necessary to maximize grazing. Pinnacle has a very upright growth habit with numerous fine stems and large dark green leaves. This variety was bred for superior persistence and can stand up to leaf disease and virus pressure. Pinnacle is adapted throughout the United States and Canada, wherever ladino clovers are grown.

Lancaster Agricultural Research Station, Lancaster, WI, USA 2002 White Clover Seeding Grazing Trial-Intake Results

2003 GRAZING PERIODS
Variety

1Intake*

ton/a

13-June

2Intake*

ton/a

15-July

3Intake*

ton/a

23-Sept

Total ^ Intaketon/a

Marathon#
0.49
0.90
0.42
1.80
Crescendo
0.62
0.40
0.16
1.22
Pinnacle
0.65
0.42
0.18
1.21
Ivory
0.45
0.31
0.17
0.95
Milton
0.50
0.31
0.17
0.95
Barblanca
0.47
0.28
0.14
0.88
Riesling
0.50
0.26
0.11
0.87
Crusader
0.43
0.28
0.14
0.86
Triffid
0.46
0.24
0.17
0.85
       Mean
0.51
0.36
0.18
1.04
       LSD (5%)
0.14
       CV%
8.7

^ Variety means are LSMEANS derived from nearest neighbor statistical analysis. Therefore, season total will not be the arithmetic sum of individual grazing periods.

# Marathon is the Red Clover check.

FORAGE YIELD SUMMARY
Competitor
Pinnacle Yield
Competitor Yield
Years Tested
Tests Pinnacle as % of Competitor
Sacramento
3.82
3.54
2
2
107.9
Jumbo
6.64
6.49
2
1
102.3
Canopy
4.62
4.57
5
3
101.0
Regal
4.14
4.13
6
4
100.2

 

PERCENT STAND of white clovers planted September 19, 2002, in a cattle grazing tolerance study at Lexington, Kentucky.
Variety
% Stand 10/30/03
Pinnacle Ladino
63%
Crescendo Ladino
63%
California Ladino
50%
Regal
48%

 

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