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ROTATION SHEETS
ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
MAIN FIELD - 1953

PROJECT - Rotation and Tillage Trials

Rotation - 1 Year - 1953
- A B C
Crop Corn FP Wheat DC Oats FP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot Gopher
Plowing date 8-18-52 --- 8-18-52
Plowing depth 4-5 inches --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD- 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-13-53 8-12-53
Total pounds 12,500# silage per ac. --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 40 115 149
Yields per acre 11.4 bu. per acre 19.2 bu. per acre 46.6 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test wt. 58.0# Test wt. 34#

Shelled corn figured at 70# ear corn per bushel for all rotations.

 

Rotation - 2 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Corn SP Wheat SP Oats SP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot Gopher
Plowing date 5-25-53 4-22-53 4-22-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding --- --- ---
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-13-53 8-12-53
Total pounds 12,300# silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 145 134 179
Yields per acre 41.4 bu. per acre 22.4 bu. per acre 55.9 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 57# Test Wt. 36#

 

Rotation - 3 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Corn FP Wheat FP Oats FP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot Gopher
Plowing date 8-18-52 8-18-52 8-18-52
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-13-53 8-12-53
Total pounds 9,400# silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 80 100 151
Yields per acre 22.9 bu. per acre 16.7 bu. per acre 47.2 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 57# Test Wt. 36#

 

Rotation - 4 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Corn FP Oats DC Wheat FP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher Pilot
Plowing date 8-18-52 --- 8-19-52
Plowing depth 4-5 inches --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-12-53 8-13-53
Total pounds 9,200# silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 130 147 100
Yields per acre 37.1 bu. per acre 45.9 bu. per acre 16.7 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 34# Test Wt. 56#

 

Rotation - 5 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Fallow Wheat F Oats FP
Variety   Pilot Gopher
Plowing date   --- 8-18-52
Plowing depth   4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding   DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date   4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate   1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   --- ---
Harvest date   8-13-53 8-12-53
Total pounds   --- ---
Straw, pounds   --- ---
Grain, pounds   146 186
Yields per acre   24.3 bu. per acre 58.1 bu. per acre
Grade   Test Wt. 56# Test Wt. 35#

 

Rotation - 6 Year - 1953
  A B B
Crop Corn FP Barley DC Oats FP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Trebi Gopher
Plowing date 8-18-52 --- 8-19-52
Plowing depth 4-5 inches --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. Per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-14-53 8-12-53
Total pounds 9,600 # silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 170 134 160
Yields per acre 48.6 bu. per acre
No. 1
27.3 bu. per acre
Test Wt. 41.0#
50.0 bu. per acre
Test Wt. 35.0#
Grade      

 

Rotation - 7 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Corn SP Oats SP Barley SP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher Trebi
Plowing date 5-25-53 4-22-53 4-22-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 --- ---
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-10-53 8-14-53
Total pounds 9,300 # silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 130 183 142
Yields per acre 37.1 bu. per acre 57.2 bu. per acre 29.0 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0# Test Wt. 41.0#

 

Rotation - 8 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Fallow Oats F- Wheat FP
Variety   Gopher Pilot
Plowing date   -- 8-19-52
Plowing depth   -- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding   DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date   4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate   1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   --- ---
Harvest date   8-10-53 8-13-53
Total pounds   --- ---
Straw, pounds   --- ---
Grain, pounds   198 124
Yields per acre   61.9 bu. per acre 20.7 bu. per acre
Grade   Test Wt. 35.0# Test Wt. 56.0 #

 

Rotation - 9 Year - 1953
  A B B
Crop Corn SP Oats SP Wheat SP
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher Pilot
Plowing date 5-25-53 4-22-53 4-22-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
--- ---
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bu. per acre 1 bu. per acre
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
--- ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-10-53 8-13-53
Total pounds 12,700 # silage per acre --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 135 166 112
Yields per acre 38.6 bu. per acre 51.9 bu. per acre 18.7 bu. per acre
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0 # Test Wt. 57.0 #

 

Rotation - 10 Year - 1953
  A B C D E
Crop Cr. Whtgr. Cr. Whtgr. Oats FP, Sod Corn SP Wheat DC
Cr. Whtgr.
Variety Standard Standard Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot Standard
Plowing date     8-18-52 5-25-53 ---
Plowing depth     4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding     DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date     4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate     1 bu. per ac. 8# per ac. 1 bu. per ac.
Seeding manner     DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding     -- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---
Harvest date     8-12-53 9-8-53 8-13-53
Total pounds     --- 10,500# silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds     --- --- ---
Grain, pounds     142 160 135
Yields per acre Second year of establishment. Not Cut. 2100 # 44.4 bu. per ac. 45.7 bpa 22.5 bpa
Grade   Excellent Test Wt. 37.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.5#

 

Rotation - 11 Year - 1953
  A B C D E
Crop S. Clover S. Clover Oats SP Corn SP Wheat DC
Variety Yellow Yellow Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot
Plowing date     4-22-53 5-25-53 ---
Plowing depth     4-5 inches 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding     --- H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date     4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate     1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner     DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding     --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---
Harvest date     8-10-53 9-8-53 8-13-53
Total pounds   200 --- 13,700# silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds     --- --- ---
Grain, pounds     169 170 131
Yields per acre Year of establishment 2000 52.8 bpa 48.6 bpa 21.8 bpa
Grade   Good Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0#

 

Rotation - 12 Year - 1953
  A B C D E F
Crop Oats FP Corn SP Wheat DC
Cr. Whtgr.
Cr. Whtgr. Cr. Whtgr. Cr. Whtgr.
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot Standard Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date 8-19-52 5-25-53 ---      
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches ---      
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
     
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53      
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per ac. 1 bpa      
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill      
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---      
Harvest date 8-12-53 9-8-53 8-13-53      
Total pounds --- 13,700# silage per acre ---      
Straw, pounds --- --- ---      
Grain, pounds 157 205 120      
Yields per acre 49.1 bpa 58.7 bpa 20.0 bpa Year of establishment 1450# 1800#
Grade Test Wt. 33.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0# -- Excellent Excellent

 

Rotation - 14 Year 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats GM Corn SP Wheat, DC
S. Clover
S. Clover DM
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot
Yellow
Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 --- ---
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches --- ---
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 # per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-12-53 9-8-53 8-13-53  
Total pounds --- 16,400 # silage per acre ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 211 215 115  
Yields per acre 65.9 bpa 61.4 bpa 19.2 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 58.0#

 

Rotation - 15 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Wheat GM Corn SP Sweet Clover
Oats DC
S. Clover GM
Variety Pilot Nodakhybrid 301 Yellow
Gopher
Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 --- ---
Plowing depth   4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-13-53 9-8-53 8-10-53  
Total pounds --- 14,400 # silage per ac. ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 140 160 158  
Yields per acre 23.3 bpa 45.7 bpa 49.4 bpa  
Grade Test Wt 56.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0#  

 

Rotation - 16 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats GM Corn SP S. Clover
Wheat DC
S. Clover
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Yellow
Pilot
Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 --- ---
Plowing depth --- 4-5-inches --- ---
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-12-53 9-8-53 8-13-53  
Total pounds --- 12,800 # silage per acre ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 218 170 122  
Yields per acre 68.1 bpa 48.6 bpa 20.3 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 36.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 56.0#

 

Rotation - 17 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Wheat GM Corn SP S. Clover
Oats DC
S. Clover GM
Variety Pilot Nodakhybrid 301 Yellow
Gopher
Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 --- ---
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-13-53 9-8-53 8-10-53  
Total pounds --- 15,300 lb. silage per ac. ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 158 210 161  
Yields per acre 26.3 bpa 60.0 bpa 50.3 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 57.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 36.0#  

 

Rotation - 18 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Corn SP Oats DC Fallow Wheat F
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher   Pilot
Plowing date 5-25-53 ---   ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches ---   ---
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
  DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53   4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bpa   1 bpa
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---   ---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-12-53   8-13-53
Total pounds 13,300 # silage per ac. ---   ---
Straw, pounds --- ---   ---
Grain, pounds 190 151   141
Yields per acre 54.3 bpa 47.2 bpa   23.5 bpa
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 36.0#   Test Wt. 56.0#

 

Rotation - 19 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats F Corn SP Wheat DC Fallow
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot  
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 ---  
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-12-53 9-8-53 8-13-53  
Total pounds --- 13,800 # silage per ac. ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 208 190 119  
Yields per acre 65.0 bpa 54.3 bpa 19.8 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0#  

 

Rotation - 31 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats GM Corn SP S. Clover
Wheat DC
S. Clover
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Yellow
Pilot
Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 ---  
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches --  
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-10-53 9-8-53 8-13-53  
Total pounds --- 13,700 # silage per acre ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 196 170 124  
Yields per acre 61.3 bpa 48.6 bpa 20.7 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0#  

 

Rotation - 32 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Wheat GM Corn SP S. Clover
Oats DC
S. Clover GM
Variety Pilot Nodakhybrid 301 Yellow Gopher Yellow
Plowing date --- 5-25-53 ---  
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---  
Harvest date 8-13-53 9-8-53 8-10-53  
Total pounds --- 13,700 # silage per acre ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 140 195 166  
Yields per acre 23.3 bpa 55.7 bpa 51.9 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 55.5# No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0#  

 

Rotation - 42 Year - 1953
  A B C D E F
Crop Wheat DC Alfalfa Alfalfa Alfalfa Oats FP Corn SP
Variety Pilot Ladak Ladak Ladak Gopher Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date --       8-18-52 5-25-53
Plowing depth --       4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
      DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 6-1-53
Seeding date 4-23-53       4-23-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 1 bpa       1 bpa 8# per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill       DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter
Tillage after seeding ---       --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-13-53       8-10-53 9-8-53
Total pounds ---     145 --- 12,800 # silage per acre
Straw, pounds ---     --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 138       152 180
Yields per acre 23.0 bpa Year of establishment. Stand too thin to cut. 1450 47.5 bpa 51.4 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 57.0#     Excellent Test Wt. 33.0# No. 1

Alfalfa - one cutting only on dryland in 1953.

 

Rotation - 61 Year - 1953
- A B C
Crop Wheat F Oats SP Fallow
Variety Pilot Gopher ---
Plowing date --- 4-22-53 ---
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
--- ---
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53 ---
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa ---
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill ---
Tillage after seeding --- --- ---
Harvest date 8-13-53 8-10-53 ---
Total pounds --- --- ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 133 171 ---
Yields per acre 22.2 bpa 53.4 bpa ---
Grade Test Wt. 55.0# Test Wt. 36.0# ---

 

Rotation - 62 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Wheat FP Oats SP Corn SP, Manured*
Variety Pilot Gopher Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date 8-19-52 4-22-53 5-25-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
--- H 6-1-53
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa 8# per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter
Tillage after seeding --- --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-13-53 8-10-53 9-8-53
Total pounds --- --- 14,400 # silage per acre
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain, pounds 137 201 175
Yields per acre 22.8 bpa 62.8 bpa 50.0 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 56.0# Test Wt. 36.0# No. 1
*Manure applied at rate of 10 tons per acre.

 

Rotation - 63 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Wheat F Oats SP Fallow
Variety Plot Gopher  
Plowing date --- 4-22-53  
Plowing depth   4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
---  
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- ---  
Harvest date 8-13-53 8-10-53  
Total pounds --- ---  
Straw, pounds --- ---  
Grain, pounds 120 201  
Yields per acre 20.0 bpa 62.8 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 54.0# Test Wt. 34.0#  

 

Rotation - MC' Year - 1953
  C' D'
Crop Fallow Barley F
Variety   Trebi
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date   4-23-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-14-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   184
Yields per acre   37.6 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 44.0#

 

Rotation - 40 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Corn, SP Oats, DC
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher
Plowing date 5-26-53 ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-12-53
Total pounds 7,500 # silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 130 161
Yields per acre 37.1 bpa 50.3 bpa
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0#

 

Rotation - 49 Year - 1953
A B
Crop Corn, SP Wheat, DC
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot
Plowing date 5-26-53 ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-13-53
Total pounds 13,000 # silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 170 137
Yields per acre 48.6 bpa 22.8 bpa
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0#

 

Rotation - 79 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Corn, SP Barley, DC
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Trebi
Plowing date 5-26-53 ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 4-23-53
Seeding rate 8# per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
---
Harvest date 9-8-53 8-14-53
Total pounds 11,700# silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 160 153
Yields per acre 45.7 bpa 31.2 bpa
Grade No. 1 Test Wt. 43.0#

 

Rotation - 242 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Millet, DC Corn, SP
Variety Siberian Nodakhybrid, 301
Plowing date --- 5-26-53
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding Disking H 6-1-53
Seeding date 6-1-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 20# per acre 8# per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-10-53 9-8-53
Total pounds 200 11,300 # silage per acre
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds --- 140
Yields per acre 2000# hay 40.0 bpa
Grade Good No. 1

 

Rotation 243 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Flax, SP Corn, SP
Variety B-5128 Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date 4-22-53 5-26-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding H 5-6-53 H 6-1-53
Seeding date 5-7-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 2 pecks 8# per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-31-53 9-8-53
Total pounds --- 11,600 # silage per acre
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 49 150
Yields per acre 8.8 bpa 42.9 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 54.0# No. 1

 

Rotation - 244 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Flax Cr. Wheatgrass
Variety B-5128 Standard
Plowing date 4-22-53  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding H 5-6-53  
Seeding date 5-7-53  
Seeding rate 2 pecks  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding ---  
Harvest date 8-31-53  
Total Pounds ---  
Straw, pounds ---  
Grain, pounds 54  
Yields per acre 9.6 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 54.5#  

 

Rotation - 245 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Flax, DC Corn, SP
Variety B-5128 Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date 4-22-53 5-26-53
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding H 5-6-53 H 6-1-53
Seeding date 5-7-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 2 pecks 8# per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter
Tillage after seeding --- H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-31-53 9-8-53
Total pounds --- 11,600 # silage per acre
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 45 170
Yields per acre 8.0 bpa 48.6 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 52.0# No. 1

 

Rotation - 414 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow Potatoes, F
Variety   Irish Cobbler
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-25-53
H 5-25-53
Seeding date   6-1-53
Seeding rate   10 bpa
Seeding manner   Hand planted
Tillage after seeding   Cult. 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date   9-23-53
Total pounds   315#
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   ---
Yields per acre   2400# U.S. No. 1
750# culls.
Grade    

 

Rotation - 415 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Wheat, DD Potatoes, SP
Variety Pilot Irish Cobbler
Plowing date --- 5-25-53
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
H 5-25-53
Seeding date 4-23-53 6-1-53
Seeding rate 1 bpa 10 bpa
Seeding manner DD Press Drill Hand planted
Tillage after seeding --- Cult. 7-10-53, 7-24-53
Harvest date 8-13-53 9-23-53
Total pounds --- 415#
Straw, pounds --- ---
Grain, pounds 147 ---
Yields per acre 24.5 bpa 3150# U.S. No. 1
1000# Culls
Grade Test Wt. 56.5#  

 

Rotation - Continous Wheat Year - 1953
- A B C D
Crop Wheat, SP Wheat, FP Wheat, F Fallow
Variety Pilot Pilot Pilot -
Plowing date 4-22-53 8-19-52 --- -
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches --- -
Tillage before seeding --- DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
-
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53 4-23-53 -
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa 1 bpa -
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill DD Press Drill -
Tillage after seeding --- --- --- -
Harvest date 8-13-53 8-13-53 8-13-53 -
Total pounds --- --- --- -
Straw, pounds --- --- --- -
Grain, pounds 95 88 127 -
Yields per acre 15.8 bpa 14.6 bpa 21.2 bpa -
Grade Test Wt. 54.0# Test Wt. 56.0# Test Wt. 56.0# -

 

Rotation - Continuous Oats Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats, SP Oats, FP Oats, F Fallow
Variety Gopher Gopher Gopher  
Plowing date 4-22-53 8-19-52 ---  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding --- DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- --- ---  
Harvest date 8-12-53 8-12-53 9-12-53  
Total pounds --- --- ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 121 101 165  
Yields per acre 37.8 bpa 31.6 bpa 51.6 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 35.0# Test Wt. 35.0# Test Wt. 38.0#  

 

Rotation - Continuous Barley Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Barley, SP Barley, FP Barley, F Fallow
Variety Trebi Trebi Trebi  
Plowing date 4-22-53 8-19-52 ---  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding --- DD 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
DF 4-22-53
H 4-22-53
 
Seeding date 4-23-53 4-23-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill DD Press Drill  
Tillage after seeding --- --- ---  
Harvest date 8-14-53 8-14-53 8-14-53  
Total pounds --- --- ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 133 116 159  
Yields per acre 27.1 bpa 23.7 bpa 32.4 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 43.0# Test Wt. 43.0# Test Wt. 44.0#  

 

Rotation - Continuous Corn Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Corn, SP Corn, FP Corn, F. Fallow
Variety Nodakhybrid 301 Nodakhybrid 301 Nodakhybrid 301  
Plowing date 5-26-53 8-19-52 5-26-53  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding H 6-1-53 H 6-1-53 H 6-1-53  
Seeding date 6-1-53 6-1-53 6-1-53  
Seeding rate 8# per acre 8# per acre 8# per acre  
Seeding manner 2 Row Planter 2 Row Planter 2 Row Planter  
Tillage after seeding H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
H 6-10-53
Cult. 7-1-53, 7-10-53, 7-24-53
 
Harvest date 9-8-53 9-8-53 9-8-53  
Total pounds 8,900 # silage 7,100 # silage 9,600 # silage  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 80 50 50  
Yields per acre 22.9 bpa 14.3 bpa 14.3 bpa  
Grade No. 1 No. 1 No. 1  

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