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SUMMARY SHEETS ROTATION AND TILLAGE TRIALS
MAIN FIELD 1952

Crop: Wheat - Main Field Station: Dickinson Year: 1952

Rotation Number

Previous Crop DD SP FP Fallow GM   Sum Average
1 Corn

8.7

             
10 Corn 11.2              
11 Corn 7.2              
12 Corn 9.0              
14 Corn 16.7              
16 Corn 9.7              
19 Corn 9.2              
31 Corn 7.8              
42 Corn 8.3         DD after corn (9) 87.8 9.8
2 Corn   8.0       SP after corn (1) 8.0 8.0
3 Corn     9.3          
62       10.5     FP after corn ( 2) 19.8 9.9
              All methods after corn (12) 115.6 9.6
9 Oats   7.5       SP after oats ( 1) 7.5 7.5
4 Oats     15.8          
8 Oats     10.0     FP after oats (2) 25.8 12.9
              All methods after oats (3) 33.3 11.1
5 Fallow       12.7        
18 Fallow       11.3        
MC-D Fallow       8.2   After fallow (3) 32.2 10.7
61 Fallow (out of phase - 1952)            
63 Fallow (out of phase - 1952)            
15 S. Clover         8.3      
17 S. Clover         9.5      
32 S. Clover         8.8 After Clover (3) GM 26.6 8.9
MC-A Wheat   7.5            
MC-B Wheat     9.2     After Wheat ( 2) 16.7 8.4
49 Corn 10.7         After corn (1) 10.7 10.7
415 Potatoes 15.5         After potatoes (1) 15.5 15.5
 
Sum   114.0 23.0 54.8 32.2 26.6   250.6  
Plots   11 3 5 3 3   25  
Average   10.4 7.7 11.0 10.7 8.9     10.0

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Oats - Main Field Station: Dickinson Year: 1952

Rotation Number

Previous Crop DD SP FP GM Sod Fallow   Sum Average
4 Corn 27.8                
15 Corn 18.1                
17 Corn 10.3                
18 Corn 30.3                
32 Corn 23.8           DD after corn 110.3 22.1
7 Corn   19.1              
9 Corn   16.3         SP after corn 35.4 17.7
                All methods after corn (7) 145.7 20.8
2 Wheat 21.9                
61 Wheat 24.4                
62 Wheat 30.0                
63 Wheat 13.7           SP after wheat 90.0 22.5
1 Wheat   24.7              
3 Wheat   26.9              
5 Wheat   22.5              
12 Wheat   38.4         FP after wheat 112.5  
                All methods after wheat 202.5 25.3
6 Barley   19.1         FP after barley   19.1
14 S. Clover     22.8            
16 S. Clover     30.0            
31 S. Clover     20.9       After GM (3) 73.7 24.6
42 Alfalfa       40.3          
10 Cr. Wht.       15.3          
11 S. Clover       23.8     All crops after sod (3) 79.4 26.5
8 Fallow           34.7      
19 Fallow           17.8      
MC-D Fallow           29.4 After fallow 81.9 27.3
MC-A Oats   16.9              
MC-B Oats     20.0       After oats 36.9 18.5
 
Sum   110.3 125.4 131.6 73.7 79.4 81.9   602.0  
Plots   5 6 5 3 3 3   25  
Average   22.1 20.9 26.3 24.6 26.5 27.3     24.1

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Barley Dickinson: Station Year: 1952

Rotation Number

Previous Crop DC SP FP Fallow Sum Average
6 Corn 18.6          
7 Oats   12.4        
MC-A Barley   16.9        
MC-B Barley     20.0      
MC-D Fallow       29.4    
Sum   18.6 29.3 20.0 29.4 97.3  
Plots   1 2 1 1 5  
Average   18.6 14.7 20.0 29.4 19.5  
79 Corn 13.1          
MC-C' Fallow       21.0    
 
Sum   31.7 29.3 20.0 50.4 131.4  
Plots   2 2 1 2 7  
Average   15.9 14.7 20.0 25.2   18.8

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Corn - Main Field Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop SP FP Fallow Sum Averages
Grain Silage Grain Silage Grain Silage Grain Silage Grain Silage
2 Oats 15.1 4700                
10 Oats 20.0 6500                
11 Oats 5.4 4200                
12 Oats 10.9 4800                
14 Oats 27.4 9200                
16 Oats 23.4 9000                
19 Oats 20.3 7000                
31 Oats 14.9 5400                
42 Oats 12.9 4000                
62* Oats 3.4 6200         153.7 61000 15.4 6100
1 Oats     14.6 4800            
3 Oats     18.0 5600            
6 Oats     18.0 5800     50.6 16200 16.9 5400
9 Wheat 10.9 3000                
15 Wheat 7.7 4500                
17 Wheat 14.6 3800                
18 Wheat 30.3 8300                
32 Wheat 17.7 5000         81.2 24600 16.2 4920
4 Wheat     21.7 5600     21.7 5600 21.7 5600
7 Barley 21.4 3500         21.4 3500 21.4 3500
MC-A Corn 14.9 2700         14.9 2700 14.9 2700
MC-B Corn     17.6 4600     17.6 4600 17.6 4600
MC-D Fallow         32.9 7000 32.9 7000 32.9 7000
 
Sum   271.2 91800 89.9 26400 32.9 7000 394.0 125200 157.0 39820
Plots   17 17 5 5 1 1 23 23 8 8
Average   16.0 5400 18.0 5280 32.9 7000 17.1 5444 19.6 4978

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Corn - Main Field

Station: Dickinson

Year: 1952

Rotation Number Previous Crop SP Sum Average
Grain Silage    
40   7.7 3600    
           
49   16.0 3500    
           
79   10.9 3900    
           
242   11.3 3600    
           
243   25.0 5800    
           
244   35.1 6100    
           
245   11.7 3600    
 
        Grain Silage
Sum   1177 31100 1177 31100
Plots   7 7 7 7
Average   16.8 4443 16.8 4443

 

Crop: Flax Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop SP DC Sum Average
243 Corn 2.1      
245 Corn   4.2    
 
Sum   2.1 4.2 6.3  
Plots   1 1 2  
Average   2.1 4.2   3.2

Remarks: Yields are in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Millet Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop

DD

Sum Average
242

Corn

400    
 
Sum   400    
Plots   1    
Average   400    

 

Crop: Crested Wheatgrass Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop Hay Sum Average
10-B   0    
10-C   900    
12-D   650    
12-E   570    
12-F   530    
 
Sum   2650 2650  
Plots   5 5  
Average   530   530

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Potatoes Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop SP Fallow Sum Average
414 Fallow   5000# U.S. No. 1    
415 Wheat 4200# U.S. No. 1      
 
Sum   4200 5000 9200  
Plots   1 1 2  
Average   4200 5000   4600#

Remarks: Yields in bushels per acre except as noted below

Crop: Alfalfa Station: Dickinson Year: 1952
Rotation Number Previous Crop

Hay

Sum Average
42-C   120    
42-D   80    
42-E   30    
 
Sum   230 230  
Plots   3 3  
Average   77#   77#

Remarks: Yields in bushel per acre except as noted below

Crop: Sweet Clover

Station: Dickinson

Year: 1952

Rotation Number Previous Crop

DD

Sum Average
11-B Wheat 500    
11-C S. Clover 450    
 
Sum   950 950  
Plots   2 2  
Average   475   475#

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