The true value of orchardgrass has only recently been realized in the north-central states. Experiment stations in this area are now, however, aware of its possibilities and are conducting extensive studies on use, management and improvement. Results have shown many features which place orchardgrass among the best grasses now available. Some of these features are:
Scholl, J. M.; Kalton, R. R.; and Thompson, H. E.
"Orchardgrass -- Its Use on Iowa Farms,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 12
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol12/iss9/3