Published September 2012. Reviewed September 2016. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalogThis publication incorporates 20 years of field research by OSU faculty comparing two grass-seed residue management methods: full straw load (straw is chopped and left on the field) and clean nonthermal (straw is baled and removed from the field). Comparison includes discussion of seed yield and quality, nutrient management considerations and recommendations, soil characteristics, and recommendations for managing voles, slugs, and weeds
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