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ROTATION SHEETS
ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
FIELD "N" - 1953

PROJECT - Rotation and Tillage Trials

Rotation - 18-N Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Wheat. F Corn, SP Oats, DC Fallow
Variety Pilot Nodakhybrid 301 Gopher  
Plowing date --- 5-26-53 ---  
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding DF 5-6-53 H 6-1-53 ---  
Seeding date 5-7-53 6-1-53 4-23-53  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8# per acre 1 bpa  
Seeding manner DD Press Drill 2 Row Planter 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 8-12-53  
Total pounds --- 12,900 # silage per ac. ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 98 175 180  
Yields per acre 16.3 bpa 50.0 bpa 56.3 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 56.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 35.0#  

 

Rotation - 19-N Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats F Corn, SP Wheat DC Fallow
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot  
Plowing date --- 5-26-53 ---  
Plowing depth --- 4-5 inches ---  
Tillage before seeding DF 5-6-53 H 6-1-53 DD 5-6-53  
Seeding date 5-7-53 6-1-53 5-7-53  
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 --- 9,900 # silage per acre ---  
Straw, pounds --- --- ---  
Grain, pounds 102 130 81  
Yields per acre 31.9 bpa 37.1 bpa 13.5 bpa  
Grade Test Wt. 34.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 56.0#  

 

Rotation - 68-N Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Oats, SP Corn, SP, Manured Wheat, DC
Variety Gopher Nodakhybrid 301 Pilot
Plowing date 8-18-52 5-26-53 ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches ---
Tillage before seeding DD 5-6-53 H 6-1-53 DD 5-6-53
Seeding date 5-7-53 6-1-53 5-7-53
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 --- 13,200# silage per acre ---
Straw, pounds --- --- ---
Grain pounds 137 160 126
Yields per acre 42.8 bpa 45.7 bpa 21.0 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1 Test Wt. 57.0#

 

Rotation - 71-N Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Wheat, DC Fallow, Manured Oats, F Corn, SP
Variety Pilot   Gopher Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date ---   --- 5-26-53
Plowing depth ---   --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 5-6-53   DF 5-6-53 H 6-1-53
Seeding date 5-7-53   5-7-53 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   8-12-53 9-8-53
Total pounds ---   --- 13,400# silage per ac.
Straw, pounds ---   --- ---
Grain, pounds 151   189 165
Yields per acre 25.2 bpa   59.1 bpa 47.1 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 55.0#   Test Wt. 35.0# No. 1

 

Rotation - 72-N Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Oats, DC Fallow, Manured Wheat, F Corn, SP
Variety Gopher   Pilot Nodakhybrid 301
Plowing date ---   --- 5-26-53
Plowing depth ---   --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 5-6-53   DF 5-6-53 H 6-1-53
Seeding date 5-7-53   5-7-53 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 8-12-53   8-13-53 9-8-53
Total pounds ---   --- 12,200# silage per acre
Straw, pounds ---   --- ---
Grain, pounds 200   164 150
Yields per acre 62.5 bpa   27.3 bpa 42.9 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 37.0#   Test Wt. 56.0# No. 1

 

Rotation - 224 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow, DF 5-1-53 Wheat, DF
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   115
Yields per acre   19.2 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 54.0#

 

Rotation - 225 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow, P 5-1-53 Wheat, P
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   115
Yields per acre   19.2 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 54.0#

 

Rotation - 226 Year- 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow, DF 5-15-53 Wheat, DF
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   129
Yields per acre   21.5 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 54.0#

 

Rotation - 227 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow, P 5-15-53 Wheat, P
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   121
Yields per acre   20.2 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 56.0#

 

Rotation - 228 Year- 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow, DF 6-1-53 Wheat, DF
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   103
Yields per acre   17.2 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 57.0#

 

Rotation - 252 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard
Plowing date    
Plowing depth    
Tillage before seeding    
Seeding date    
Seeding rate    
Seeding manner    
Tillage after seeding    
Harvest date    
Total pounds    
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre    
Grade    

 

Rotation - 258 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard
Plowing date    
Plowing depth    
Tillage before seeding    
Seeding date    
Seeding rate    
Seeding manner    
Tillage after seeding    
Harvest date    
Total pounds    
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre    
Grade    

 

Rotation - 416 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date      
Plowing depth      
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date      
Seeding rate      
Seeding manner      
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date      
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre      
Grade      

 

Rotation - 417 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date      
Plowing depth      
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date      
Seeding rate      
Seeding manner      
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date      
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre      
Grade      

 

Rotation - 418 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date      
Plowing depth      
tillage before seeding      
Seeding date      
Seeding rate      
Seeding manner      
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date      
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre      
Grade      

 

Rotation - 419 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date      
Plowing depth      
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date      
Seeding rate      
Seeding manner      
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date      
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre      
Grade      

 

Rotation - 420 Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date        
Plowing depth        
Tillage before seeding        
Seeding date        
Seeding rate        
Seeding manner        
Tillage after seeding        
Harvest date        
Total pounds        
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre        
Grade        

 

Rotation - 431 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Crested Wheatgrass Crested Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard
Plowing date    
Plowing depth    
Tillage before seeding    
Seeding date    
Seeding rate    
Seeding manner    
Tillage after seeding    
Harvest date    
Total pounds    
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre    
Grade    

 

Rotation - 472 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow Durum, DF
Variety   Mindum
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest seeding   8-13-53
Total pounds   6
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   ---
Yields per acre   1 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 48.0#

 

Rotation - 473 Year - 1953
  A B
Crop Fallow Wheat, DF
Variety   Pilot
Plowing date   ---
Plowing depth   ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   ---
Harvest date   8-13-53
Total pounds   ---
Straw, pounds   ---
Grain, pounds   108
Yields per acre   18.0 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 55.0#

 

Rotation - ND-1 Year - 1953
  A B C D E
Crop Cr. Wheatgrass Cr. Wheatgrass Cr. Wheatgrass Cr. Wheatgrass Cr. Wheatgrass
Variety Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date          
Plowing depth          
Tillage before seeding          
Seeding date          
Seeding rate          
Seeding manner          
Tillage after seeding          
Harvest date          
Total pounds          
Straw, pounds          
Grain, pounds          
Yields per acre          
Grade          

 

Rotation - 569 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Wheat, DD Fallow Wheat, F
Variety Pilot   Pilot
Plowing date ---   ---
Plowing depth ---   ---
Tillage before seeding DD 5-6-53   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date 5-7-53   5-7-53
Seeding rate 1 bpa   1 bpa
Seeding manner DD Press Drill   DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding ---   ---
Harvest date 8-13-53   8-13-53
Total pounds ---   ---
Straw, pounds ---   ---
Grain, pounds 85   85
Yields per acre 14.2 bpa   14.2 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 55.0#   Test Wt. 57.0#

 

Rotation - 579 Year - 1953
  A B C
Crop Fallow Oats, F Oats, DC
Variety   Gopher Gopher
Plowing date   --- ---
Plowing depth   --- ---
Tillage before seeding   DF 5-6-53 DD 5-6-53
Seeding date   5-7-53 5-7-53
Seeding rate   1 bpa 1 bpa
Seeding manner   DD Press Drill DD Press Drill
Tillage after seeding   --- ---
Harvest date   8-12-53 8-12-53
Total pounds   --- ---
Straw, pounds   --- ---
Grain, pounds   159 140
Yields per acre   49.7 bpa 43.8 bpa
Grade   Test Wt. 35.0# Test Wt. 35.0#

 

Rotation - 383-N Year - 1953
  A B B
Crop Wheat, DD Wheat, DD, Stubble burned Wheat, SP
Variety Pilot Pilot Pilot
Plowing date --- --- 5-6-53
Plowing depth --- --- 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 5-6-53 DD 5-6-53 ---
Seeding date 5-7-53 5-7-53 5-7-53
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 62 69 58
Yields per acre 10.3 bpa 11.5 bpa 9.7 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 56.0# Test Wt. 56.0# Test Wt. 56.0#

 

Rotation - Continuous Wheat - N Year - 1953
  A' B' C' D'
Crop Wheat, SP Wheat, FP Fallow Wheat, F
Variety Pilot Pilot   Pilot
Plowing date 5-6-53 8-18-52   ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches   ---
Tillage before seeding --- DD 5-6-53   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date 5-7-53 5-7-53   5-7-53
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 40 49   100
Yields per acre 6.7 bpa 8.2 bpa   16.7 bpa
Grade Test Wt. 53.0# Test Wt. 53.0#   Test Wt. 51.0#

 

Rotation - Continuous Durum - N Year - 1953
  A B C D
Crop Durum, SP Durum, FP Fallow Durum, F
Variety Mindum Mindum   Mindum
Plowing date 5-6-53 8-18-52   ---
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches   ---
Tillage before seeding --- DD 5-6-53   DF 5-6-53
Seeding date 5-7-53 5-7-53   5-7-53
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 6 5   11
Yields per acre 60# per acre 50# per acre   110# per acre
Grade Test Wt. 48.0# Test Wt. 48#   Test Wt. 48.0#

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