ROTATION SHEETS

ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS

MAIN FIELD - 1954

Project - Rotation and Tillage Trials

Rotation - 1 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat DC

Oats FP

Corn FP

Variety

Pilot

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

 

9-6-53

9-6-53

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

DD 5-18-54

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-23-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

8-9-54

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

6200# silage per acre

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

47

55

15

Yields per acre

7.8 bpa

17.5 b.p.a.

3.5 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 53.0

Test Wt. 34.0

No. 2

 

Rotation - 2 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat SP

Oats SP

Corn SP

Variety

Pilot

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

4-20-54

4-20-54

5-18-54

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

     

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-23-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

8-9-54

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

     

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

56

102

67

Yields per acre

9.3 b.p.a.

31.9 b.p.a.

16.0 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 53.0

Test Wt. 35.5

No. 2

 

Rotation - 3 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat FP

Oats FP

Corn FP

Variety

Pilot

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

9-7-53

9-6-53

9-6-53

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

DD 5-18-54

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-23-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8-9-54

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

7800# silage per acre

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

48

48

20

Yields per acre

8.0 b.p.a.

15.0 b.p.a.

4.7 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 54.0

Test Wt. 32.5

No. 2

 

Rotation - 4 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats DC

Wheat FP

Corn FP

Variety

Gopher

Pilot

Nodak 301

Plowing date

 

9-6-53

9-6-53

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

DD 5-18-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

4-22-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

7-3-54

8-9-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

7000# silage per acre

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

75

37

30

Yields per acre

23.4 b.p.a.

6.2 b.p.a.

7.1 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 35.0

Test Wt. 54.0

No. 2

 

Rotation - 5 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat F

Oats FP

Fallow

Variety

Pilot

Gopher

 

Plowing date

 

9-6-53

 

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

 

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-23-54

 

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

 

Tillage after seeding

     

Harvest date

8-9-54

7-30-54

 

Total pounds

     

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

51

54

 

Yields per acre

8.5 b.p.a.

16.9 b.p.a.

 

Grade

Test Wt. 52.0

Test Wt. 33.0

 

 

Rotation - 6 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Barley DC

Oats FP

Corn FP

Variety

Trebi

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

 

9-6-53

9-6-53

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

DD 5-18-54

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-23-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

5 pecks per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8-3-54

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

8800# silage per acre

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

76

72

14

Yields per acre

15.5 b.p.a.

22.5 b.p.a.

3.3 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 37.0

Test WT. 36.0

No. 2

   

21", Fair but slightly uneven.

 

 

Rotation - 7 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats SP

Barley SP

Corn SP

Variety

Gopher

Trebi

Nodak 301

Plowing date

4-20-54

4-20-54

5-18-54

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

     

Seeding date

4-23-54

4-22-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

5 pecks per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

7-30-54

8-3-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

11,000# silage p.a.

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

82

90

65

Yields per acre

25.6 b.p.a.

18.4 b.p.a.

15.3 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 33.5

Test Wt. 37.0

No. 2

 

Rotation - 8 - Main Field

Year - 1954

A

B

C

Crop

Oats F

Wheat FP

Fallow

Variety

Gopher

Pilot

Plowing date

9-6-53

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

D.F. 4-20-54

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Harvest date

7-30-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

Straw, pounds

Grain, pounds

102

32

Yields per acre

31.9 b.p.a.

5.3 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 35.0

Test Wt. 53.0

 

Rotation - 9 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Wheat, Sp

Corn, SP

Variety

Gopher

Pilot

Nodak 301

Plowing date

4-20-54

4-20-54

5-19-54

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

     

Seeding date

4-23-54

4-22-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

7-30-54

8-9-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

   

8800# silage p.a.

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

82

52

58

Yields per acre

25.6 b.p.a.

8.7 b.p.a.

13.6 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 34.0

Test Wt. 53.5

No. 2

 

Rotation - 10-Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

Cr. Wheat

Oats FP

Corn SP

Wheat DC
Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Variety

Standard

Gopher

Nodak 301

Pilot

Standard

Plowing date

 

9-6-53

5-18-54

   

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

 

Seeding date

1952

4-23-54

5-19-54

4-22-54

1953

Seeding rate

 

1 b.p.a.

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

Seeding manner

 

DD press drill

2-hrse. planter

DD press drill

 

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

   

Harvest date

6-28-54

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

6-28-54

Total pounds

105

 

14,600# silage
per acre

 

165

Straw, pounds

         

Grain, pounds

 

82

84

70

 

Yields per acre

1050 lbs.

25.6 b.p.a.

19.8 b.p.a.

11.7 b.p.a.

1650 lbs.

Grade

Good

Test Wt. 36.0

No. 2

Test Wt. 52.0

Good

 

Rotation - 11 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

S. Clover

Oats, SP

Corn, Sp

Wheat, DC

S. Clover

Variety

YB S. Clover

Gopher

Nodak 301

Pilot

YB S. Clover

Plowing date

 

4-20-54

5-18-54

   

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

4 -5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

     

DD 4-20-54

 

Seeding date

1953

4-23-54

5-19-54

4-22-54

4-23-54

Seeding rate

10 lbs/acre

1 b.p.a.

8 lbs/per acre

1 b.p.a.

8 lbs/acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

2-horse planter

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

   

Harvest date

6-28-54

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

 

Total pounds

110

 

9900# silage per acre

   

Straw, pounds

         

Grain, pounds

 

79

69

44

 

Yields per acre

1100 lbs.

24.7 b.p.a.

16.2 b.p.a.

7.3 b.p.a.

 

Grade

Good

Test Wt. 29.0

No. 2

Test Wt. 52.0

 
         

Year of establishment for 11 E.

 

Rotation - 12 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Corn SP

Wheat DC
Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Oats FP

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Standard

Standard

Standard

Gopher

Plowing date

5-18-54

       

9-6-53

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

       

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

     

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

1953

1952

1951

4-23-54

Seeding rate

8 lb/acre

1 bu./acre

     

1 bu./acre

Seeding manner

2 row planter

DD press drill

     

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

         

Harvest date

9-8-54
11-19-54

8-9-54

6-28-54

6-28-54

6-28-54

7-30-54

Total pounds

11,400# silage per acre

 

90

105

75

 

Straw, pounds

           

Grain, pounds

56

67

     

76

Yields per acre

13.2

11.2 b.p.a.

900 lbs.

1050 lbs.

750 lbs.

23.8 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 54.0

Good

Good

Good

Test Wt. 33.0

 

Rotation - 14 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat DC
S. Clover

S. Clover

Oats, GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

YB S. Clover

YB S. Clover

Gopher

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

 

4-23-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

     

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

 

7-30-54

Total pounds

12,200# silage per acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

57

60

 

120

Yields per acre

13.4 b.p.a.

10.0 b.p.a.

 

37.5 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 55.0

 

Test Wt. 33.0

 

Rotation - 15 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat DC

S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Oats, GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

YB S. Clover

YB S. Clover

Gopher

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-23-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row planter

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

     

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

11,600# silage/acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

64

92

 

76

Yields per acre

15.1 b.p.a.

28.8 b.p.a.

 

12.7 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test wt. 30.0

 

Test Wt. 52.0

 

Rotation - 16 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

S. Clover

S. Clover

Oats, GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

YB S. Clover

YB S. Clover

Gopher

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

 

4-23-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

     

Harvest date

9-18-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

 

7-30-54

Total pounds

10,700# silage/acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

77

54

 

138

Yields per acre

18.1 b.p.a.

9.0 b.p.a.

 

43.1 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 54.0

 

Test Wt. 35.0

 

Rotation - 17 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn , SP

Oats, DC

S. Clover

S. Clover

Wheat, GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

YB. S. Clover

YB. S. Clover

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-23-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row Planter

DD Press Drill

 

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

     

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

10,600# silage/acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

72

89

 

69

Yields per acre

16.9 b.p.a.

27.8 b.p.a.

 

11.5 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 33.5

 

Test Wt. 52.0

 

Rotation - 18 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Oats, DC

Corn, SP

Variety

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

 

5-18-54

Plowing depth

 

4-5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-20-54

 

Seeding date

4-23-54

5-19-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 Row Planter

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

 

10,400# silage per acre

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

84

56

Yields per acre

26.3 b.p.a

13.2 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 37.0

No. 2

 

Rotation - 18 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP Fer

Wheat DC Fer

Variety

Nodak 3-1

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 row planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

12,800# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

56

62

Yields per acre

13.2 b.p.a.

10.3 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 55.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 19 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP CK

Wheat, DC CK

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

11,200# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

61

66

Yields per acre

14.4 bu. per acre

11.0 bu. per acre

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 57.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field

Year - 1954

 

C

D

Crop

Corn SP

Wheat DC Fer

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

10,600# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

60

82

Yields per acre

14.4 bu. per acre

13.7 bu. per acre

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 53.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 31 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

S. Clover

S. Clover

Oats, GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

YB S. Clover

YB S. Clover

Gopher

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

 

4-23-54

Seeding rate

3 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

     

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

 

7-30-54

Total pounds

11,400# silage per acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

61

45

 

107

Yields per acre

14.4 b.p.a.

7.5 b.p.a.

 

33.4 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 51.0

 

Test Wt. 34.0

 

Rotation - 32 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn SP

Oats DC

S. Clover

S. Clover

Wheat GM

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

YB S. Clover

YB S. Clover

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

     

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

     

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-23-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row planter

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

     

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

11,300# silage/acre

     

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

56

84

 

70

Yields per acre

13.2 b.p.a.

26.3 b.p.a.

 

11.7 b.p.a.

Grade

No. 2

Test Wt. 31.0

 

Test Wt. 52.0

 

Rotation - 42 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Oats, FP

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

Variety

Ladak

Ladak

Ladak

Gopher

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

     

9-6-53

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

     

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

     

DD 4-20-54

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

1954

1953

1952

4-23-54

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

1 bu/acre

8 lbs/acre

1 bu./acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

   

DD Press Drill

2 Row Plant

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

       

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

 

6-28-54

6-28-54

7-30-54

9-8-54

11-19-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

 

20

160

 

12,500# Silage/Acre

 

Straw, pounds

           

Grain, pounds

     

53

66

62

Yields per acre

 

200 lbs.

1600 lbs.

16.6 b.p.a.

15.5 b.p.a.

10.3 b.p.a.

Grade

 

Good

Good

Test Wt. 31.0

No. 2

Test Wt. 51.0

Year of establishment for 42 A.

 

Rotation - 61 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Fallow

Wheat, F

Variety

Gopher

 

Pilot

Plowing date

4-20-54

   

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

   

DF 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

     

Harvest date

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

     

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

110

 

61

Yields per acre

34.4 b.p.a.

 

10.2 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 33.0

 

Test Wt. 51.0

 

Rotation - 62 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Corn, SP, Manured

Wheat, FP

Variety

Gopher

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

4-20-54

5-18-54

9-6-53

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

Tillage before seeding

   

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

7-30-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

 

12,200# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

110

43

75

Yields per acre

34.4 b.p.a.

10.1 b.p.a.

12.5 b.p.a.

Grade

Test WT. 30.5

No. 2

Test Wt. 51.0

 

Rotation - 63 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Fallow

Wheat, F

Variety

Gopher

 

Pilot

Plowing date

4-20-54

   

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

   

DF 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

 

1bu. per acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

 

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

     

Harvest date

7-30-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

     

Straw, pounds

     

Grain, pounds

100

 

47

Yields per acre

31.3 b.p.a.

 

7.8 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 33.5

 

Test Wt. 52.0

 

Rotation - 78 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat DC Fer

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

13,200# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

78

Yields per acre

 

13.0 b.p.a.

Grade

 

Test Wt. 52.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 40 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn SP

Wheat DC Fer

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

8800# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

56

Yields per acre

 

9.3 b.p.a.

Grade

 

Test Wt. 52.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 49 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn SP-Ck.

Wheat DC-Ck.

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

10,400# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

86

Yields per acre

 

14.3 b.p.a.

Grade

 

Test Wt. 51.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 79 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn SP

Wheat DC Fer

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

9800# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

60

Yields per acre

 

10.0 bu. per acre

Grade

 

Test Wt. 52.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 242 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn Sp Fer

Wheat Dc Fer

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2 Row Planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

9-8-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

8200# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

57

Yields per acre

 

9.5 bu. per acre

Grade

 

Test wt. 55.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 245 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Corn SP CK.

Wheat DC CK.

Variety

Nodak 301

Pilot

Plowing date

5-18-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

2-horse planter

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds.

 

Harvest date

9-18-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

7200# silage per acre

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

54

Yields per acre

 

9.0 bu. per acre

Grade

 

Test Wt. 53.0

Year of uniform cropping. Do not include in future averages.

 

Rotation - 414 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Potatoes F

Fallow

Variety

Cobbler

 

Plowing date

   

Plowing depth

   

Tillage before seeding

DF 5-4-54

 

Seeding date

5-5-54

 

Seeding rate

10 b.p.a.

 

Seeding manner

Hand planted

 

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

10-5-54

 

Total pounds

490

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

   

Yields per acre

63.3 b.p.a. U.S. No. 1

18.3 b.p.a. Culls

 

Grade

   

 

Rotation - 415 - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

Crop

Potatoes SP

Wheat DD

Variety

Cobbler

Pilot

Plowing date

5-4-54

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

 

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

Seeding date

5-5-54

4-22-54

Seeding rate

10 b.p.a.

1 bu. per acre

Seeding manner

Hand Planted

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Harvest date

10-5-54

8-9-54

Total pounds

410

 

Straw, pounds

   

Grain, pounds

 

70

Yields per acre

50.8 b.p.a. U.S. No. 1

17.5 b.p.a. Culls

11.7 bu. per acre

Grade

 

Test Wt. 53.5

 

Rotation - Wheat - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat SP

Wheat FP

Fallow

Wheat F

Variety

Pilot

Pilot

 

Pilot

Plowing date

4-20-54

9-6-53

   

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DF 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-22-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

 

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

       

Harvest date

8-9-54

8-9-54

 

8-9-54

Total pounds

       

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

54

27

 

62

Yields per acre

9.0 bu. per acre

4.5 bu. per acre

 

10.3 bu. per acre

Grade

Test Wt. 54.0

Test Wt. 53.0

 

Test Wt. 53.0

 

Rotation - Oats - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats SP

Oats FP

Fallow

Oats F

Variety

Gopher

Gopher

 

Gopher

Plowing date

4-20-54

9-6-53

   

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DF 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-23-54

4-23-54

 

4-23-54

Seeding rate

1 bu. per acre

1 bu. per acre

 

1 bu. per acre

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

 

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

       

Harvest date

7-30-54

7-30-54

 

7-30-54

Total pounds

       

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

81

42

 

103

Yields per acre

25.3 b.p.a

13.1 b.p.a.

 

32.2 b.p.a.

Grade

Test Wt. 36.5

Test Wt. 31.0

 

Test Wt. 33.0

 

Rotation - Barley - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Barley SP

Barley FP

Fallow

Barley F

Variety

Trebi

Trebi

 

Trebi

Plowing date

4-20-54

9-6-53

   

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 4-20-54

 

DF 4-20-54

Seeding date

4-22-54

4-22-54

 

4-22-54

Seeding rate

5 Pecks

5 Pecks

 

5 Pecks

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

 

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

       

Harvest date

8-3-54

8-3-54

 

8-3-54

Total pounds

       

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

78

32

 

76

Yields per acre

15.9 bu, per acre

6.5 bu. per acre

 

15.5 bu. per acre

Grade

Test Wt. 37.0

Test Wt. 37.0

 

Test Wt. 36.0

 

Rotation - Corn - Main Field

Year - 1954

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn SP

Corn FP

Fallow

Corn F

Variety

Nodak 301

Nodak 301

 

Nodak 301

Plowing date

5-18-54

9-7-53

   

Plowing depth

4.5 inches

4-5 inches

   

Tillage before seeding

 

DD 5-18-54

 

DF 5-18-54

Seeding date

5-19-54

5-19-54

 

5-19-54

Seeding rate

8 lb. per acre

8 lb. per acre

 

8 lb. per acre

Seeding, manner

2 Row Planter

2 Row Planter

 

2 Row Planter

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

9-8-54, 11-19-54

9-8-54, 11-19-54

 

9-8-54, 11-19-54

Total pounds

5200# Silage/acre

7800# Silage/acre

 

11,100# Silage/acre

Straw, pounds

       

Grain, pounds

18

14

 

51

Yields per acre

4.2 bu. per acre

3.3 bu. per acre

 

12.0 bu. per acre

Grade

No. 2

No. 2

 

No. 2