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ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
MAIN FIELD - 1953

Crop - Wheat - Main Field Station - Dickinson Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop Tillage Method Sum Average
DD SP FP F GM  
1 Corn 19.2              
10 Corn 22.5              
11 Corn 21.8              
12 Corn 20.0              
14 Corn 19.2              
16 Corn 20.3              
19 Corn 19.8              
31 Corn 20.7              
42 Corn 23.0         DD after Corn (9) 186.5 20.7
2 Corn  

22.4

      SP after Corn (1) 22.4 22.4
3 Corn     16.7          
62 Corn     22.8     FP after Corn (2) 39.5 19.8
              All methods after Corn (12) 248.4 20.7
9 Oats   18.7       SP after Oats (1) 18.7  
4 Oats     16.7          
8 Oats     20.7     FP after Oats (2) 37.4 18.7
              All methods after Oats (3) 56.1 18.7
5 Fallow       24.3        
18 Fallow       23.5        
MC-C Fallow       21.2        
61 Fallow       22.2        
63 Fallow       20.0   After fallow (5) 111.2 22.2
15 S. Clover         23.3      
17 S. Clover         26.3      
32 S. Clover         23.3 GM after Clover (3) 72.9 24.3
MC-A Wheat   15.8       SP continuous (1) 15.8 15.8
MC-B Wheat     14.6     FP Continuous (1) 14.6 14.6
49 Corn 22.8         DD after Corn (1) 22.8 22.8
415 Potatoes   24.5       SP after Potatoes (1) 24.5 24.5
Sum   209.3 81.4 91.5 111.2 72.9   566.3  
Plots   10 4 5 5 3   27  
Average   20.9 20.4 18.3 22.2 24.3     20.9

 

Crop - Oats - Main Field Station - Dickinson   Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop DD SP FP GM Sod F   Sum Average
4 Corn 45.9                
15 Corn 49.4                
17 Corn 50.3                
18 Corn 47.2                
32 Corn 51.9                
              DD after Corn (5) 244.7 48.9
7 Corn   57.2              
9 Corn   51.9       SP after Corn (2) 109.1 54.6
2 Wheat   55.9              
61 Wheat   53.4              
62 Wheat   62.8              
63 Wheat   62.8       SP after Wheat (4) 234.9 58.7
1 Wheat     45.6            
3 Wheat     47.2            
5 Wheat     58.1            
12 Wheat     49.1     FP after Wheat (4) 200.0 50.0
6 Barley     50.0     FP after Barley (1) 50.0 50.0
14 S. Clover       65.9          
16 S. Clover       68.1          
31 S. Clover       61.3   G.M. S. Clover (3) 195.3 65.1
42 Alfalfa         47.5        
10 Cr. Wht.         44.4        
11 S. Clover         52.8 All crops after sod (3) 144.7 48.2
8 Fallow           61.9      
19 Fallow           65.0      
MC-C Fallow           51.6 After fallow (3) 178.5 59.5
MC-A Oats   37.8         SP Continuous 37.8  
MC-B Oats     31.6       FP Continuous 31.6  
40 Corn 50.3           DD after Corn 50.3  
Sum   295.0 381.8 281.6 195.3 144.7 178.5   1476.9  
Plots   6 7 6 3 3 3   28  
Average   49.2 54.5 46.9 65.1 48.2 59.5     52.7

 

Crop - Barley Station - Dickinson Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop DD SP FP Fallow Sum Average
6 Corn 27.3          
7 Oats   29.0        
MC-A Barley   27.1        
MC-B Barley     23.7      
MC-C Fallow       32.4    
79 Corn 31.2          
MC-C' Fallow       37.6    
Sum   58.5 56.1 23.7 70.0 208.3  
Plots   2 2 1 2 7  
Average   29.3 28.1 23.7 35.0   29.8

 

Crop - Corn - Main Field Station - Dickinson Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop SP FP F Sum - Averages
Grain Silage Grain Silage Grain Silage Grain Silage - Grain Silage
2 Oats 41.4 12300 - - - - - - - - -
10 Oats 45.7 10,500 - - - - - - - - -
11 Oats 48.6 13,700 - - - - - - - - -
12 Oats 58.7 13,700 - - - - - - - - -
14 Oats 61.4 16,400 - - - - - - - - -
16 Oats 48.6 12,800 - - - - - - - - -
19 Oats 54.3 13,800 - - - - - - - - -
31 Oats 48.6 13,700 - - - - - - - - -
42 Oats 51.4 12,800 - - - - - - - - -
62* Oats 50.0 14,400 - - - - 508.7 134,100 SP after Oats (10) 50.9 13,410
1 Oats - - 11.4 12,500 - - - - - - -
3 Oats - - 22.9 9,400 - - - - - - --
6 Oats - - 48.6 9,600 - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - 82.9 31,500 FP after Oats (3) 27.6 10,500
9 Wheat 38.6 12,700 - - - - - - - - -
15 Wheat 45.7 14,400 - - - - - - - - -
17 Wheat 60.0 15,300 - - - - - - - - -
18 Wheat 54.3 13,300 - - - - - - - - -
32 Wheat 55.7 13,700 - - - - 254.3 69,400 SP after Wheat (5) 50.8 13,880
4 Wheat - - 37.1 9,200 - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - 37.1 9,200 FP after Wheat (1) 37.1 9,200
7 Barley 37.1 9,300 - - - - 37.1 9,300 SP after Barley (1) 37.1 9,300
MC-A Corn 22.9 8,900 - - - - 22.9 8,900 SP Continuously 22.9 8,900
MC-B Corn - - 14.3 7,100 - - 14.3 7,100 FP Continuously 14.3 7,100
MC-C Corn - - - - 14.3 9,600 14.3 9,600 - 14.3 9,600
- - - - - - - - - Alternate Fallow -
Sum - 823.0 221,700 134.3 47,800 14.3 9,600 971.6 279,100 - - -
Plots - 17 17 5 5 1 1 23 23 - - -
Average - 38.4 13,040 26.9 9,560 14.3 9,600 - - - 42.2 12,135

 

Crop - Corn - Main Field, Station - Dickinson, Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop SP
Grain Silage
40 Oats 37.1 7,500
49 Wheat 48.6 13,000
79 Barley 45.7 11,700
242 Millet 40.0 11,300
243 Flax 42.9 11,600
245 Flax 48.6 11,600
Sum   262.9 66,700
Plots   6 76
Average   43.8 11,117

 

Crop - Flax Station - Dickinson Year - 1953

Rotation Number

Previous Crop SP FP DD Sum Average
243 Corn 8.8        
244 Corn   9.6      
245 Corn     8.0    
Sum   8.8 9.6 8.0 26.4  
Plots   1 1 1 3  
Average   8.8 9.6 8.0   8.8

 

Crop - Crested Wheatgrass

Station - Dickinson Year - 1953

Rotation Number

- Sum Average
10A 0 - -
10B 2100 - -
12D 0 - -
12E 1450 - -
12F 1800 - -
Sum 5350 5350 -
Plots 5 5 -

Average

1070 - 1070

 

Crop - Alfalfa, Station - Dickinson, Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop  
42B   0
42C   0
42D   1450

 

Crop - Sweet Clover, Station - Dickinson, Year - 1953
Rotation Number    
11A   2
11B   2000

 

Crop - Millet Station - Dickinson Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop Tillage Method Sum Average
DD
242 Corn

2,000

   
Sum   2,000 2,000  
Plots   1 1  
Average   2,000   2,000

 

Crop - Potatoes Station - Dickinson Year - 1953
Rotation Number Previous Crop Pounds per acre Sum Average
US No. 1 Cull Total
414 Fallow 2400 750 3150    
415 Wheat 3150 1000 4150    
Sum   5550 1750 7300    
Plots   2 2 2    
Average   2775 875 3650    

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