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Factsheets, Pamplets and Publications from the PRFSA


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PRFSA Factsheets

The Peace Region Forage Seed Association shares information about current or past research projects and other initiatives in 2 to 4 page factsheets called The Seed Head.


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#1: Nutrient Removal in Creeping Red Fescue Seed Crops 
#2: Nitrogen on Creeping Red Fescue Seed: A Review of Peace Region Trials

#3: A Technical Look at Seed Production of Fescue 
#4:Effects of Elk Damage to Creeping Red Fescue Fields in the Peace
#5: Bromegrass Yields in the Peace
#6: Narrow-leaved Hawk's beard
#7 Nutrient Removal in Seed & Straw of Grass Seed Crops
#8 CRF Establishment Checklist
#9 Growth Regulator Overview
#10 Growth Regulators on Red Clover Seed Crops
#11 Growth Regulators on Alsike Clover Seed Crops
#12: Commonly Found Grasshoppers in the Peace Region
#13: Grasshopper Thresholds & Control
#14: Red Clover & Dessicants
#15: Alsike Clover & Dessicants
#16: Re-Emerging Pests in the Peace
#17: Potential Emerging Pests
#18: Crop Rotations with Perennial Forage Seed Crops

PRFSA Publications & Pamplets

Grass Seed Residues for Beef Cattle
A guide to Grass Seed Residues for Beef Cattle from the Ropin the Website.
Ropin the Web Publication Link


Perennial Ryegrass Seed Production Guide
A guide to Perennial Ryegrass Seed Production in western Canada, covering everything from marketing, and field selection to crop yield.
Ropin the Web Publication Link

Creeping Red Fescue Seed Production Guide 
A guide to Fescue Seed Production, covering everything from marketing, and field selection to crop yield. 
Ropin the Web Publication Link


Harvesting Grass Seed
A guide to harvest method, seed storage and aftermath removal.
Ropin the Web Publication Link

Tall Fescue Seed Production Guide 
A guide to Tall Fescue Production, including field selection, marketing, and crop yield. A copy of this guide can be found here.
Ropin the Web Publication Link

Timothy Seed Production Guide
A guide to Timothy Seed Production in western Canada, covering everything from marketing, and field selection to crop yield.
Ropin the Web Publication Link

Red Clover Seed Production Guide
A guide to Red Clover Seed Production in western Canada, covering everything from marketing, and field selection to crop yield.
Ropin the Web Publication Link

Update on Tolerance of Grass and Legume Seed Crops to Herbicides April 2015
This update is prepared each spring for growers and the agriculture industry by Calvin Yoder and Dan Cole of AAFRD. 
To request a copy contact the coordinator of the Peace Region Forage Seed Association.

Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2014 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2014
To print a copy please click here.

Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2013 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2013
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2012 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2012
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2011 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2011 
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2009 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2009 
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2007 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2007 
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Reclamation Pamphlet
This pamphlet was compiled in the fall of 2003 for reclamation information for the Oil and Gas Trade Show in Dawson Creek. 
To print a copy please click here.

Peace Region Forage Seed Association Celebrates 10 Years 
This 4 page black and white pamphlet describes the accomplishments and the board of directors for each of the past 10 years for PRFSA. 
To print a copy please click here.

eace Region Forage Seed Association Celebrates 20 Years 
This 4 page black and white pamphlet describes the accomplishments and the board of directors for each of the past 20 years for PRFSA. 
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2010 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2010 
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2008 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2008 
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Peace Region Turf & Forage Seed Industry - 2006 Research & Extension Activities of Peace Region Forage Seed Association 
This 4 page colour pamplet describes the activities and research of the PRFSA in 2006 
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Your $$$ at Work for the Turf & Forage Seed Industry 
This 4 page colour pamphlet describes the research and extension activities of the Peace Region Forage Seed Association in 2004. 
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Relevant Publications

Research Papers & Reviews

• Effect of trinexapac-ethyl plant growth regulator on seed yield and canopy height of red clover

• Kentucky Blue Grass: A Seed Production Review

• Russian Wild Rye Seed Production: A Literature Review

• Smooth Brome Grass Seed Production: A Literature Review

• A Summary of Seed Characteristics of Grasses and Legumes

• Altai Wild Rye: A Seed Production Review

• Crested Wheat Grass Seed Production: A Literature Review

• Intermediate Wheat Grass Seed Production: A Literature Review

• Harvesting and Marketing Native Seeds

• An evaluation of five methods for the determination of moisture in grass seeds

• Crop density and seed production of tall fescue. 1) Yield and plant development

• Crop density and seed production of tall fescue. 2) Reproductive components and seed characteristics

Seed Production Fact Sheets


• Seed Production of Altai Wildrye Grass

• Creeping Red Fescue Seed Production in the Peace River Region

• Seed Production of Crested Wheatgrass

• Seed Production of Dahurian Wildrye Grass

• Seed Production of Intermediate Wheatgrass

• Seed Production of Kentucky Bluegrass

• Seed Production of Meadow Bromegrass

• Seed Production of Northern Wheatgrass

• Perennial Ryegrass Seed Production in Western Canada

• Seed Production of Russian Wildrye Grass

• Seed Production of Slender Wheatgrass 

• Seed Production of Smooth Bromegrass

• Tall Fescue Seed Production in Western Canada

• Timothy Seed Production in Western Canada

• Seed Production of Western Wheatgrass 

Links Courtesy of Foragebeef.ca 

Vintage Forage Seed Information and Documents

Historical Seed Yield Data Link (1979 - 1998) 
Historical Seed Yield Data Link (1969 - 1979) 

Historical Publications from the Beaverlodge Research Station

 Grass Seed Yield Data 1969 - 1977 
 Producing Grass Seed 
 Management of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee in Northwestern Canada 
 Reproduction of Leafcutting Bees Foraging on Alfalfa, Clovers, and Canola

 1998 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials for Seed Production in the Peace Region 
 1995 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials for Seed Production in the Peace Region 
 1993 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1992 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1990 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1989 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1987 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1986 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1985 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1984 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1983 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1982 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1981 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1980 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1979 Bulletin: Forage Cultivar Trials 
 1979 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1978 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1977 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1975 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1974 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1972 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1970 Report: Forage Introductions 
 1969 Report: ForageIntroductions 
 1967 Report: Factors Affecting Grass Seed Yields