Summary - Wheat Yields

Cultural Method

No. Plots

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Average 1908-1952

Relative Yields % 1908-1952

Fallow

4

9.7

23.1

23.9

10.7

22.2

9.2

20.7

100%

Green Manure

3

6.5

24.5

23.7

8.9

24.3

12.0

18.8

91%

Disked Cornground

8

10.3

18.4

21.4

9.8

20.7

9.4

18.2

88%

S.P.Stubble

1

5.7

17.2

13.5

7.5

18.7

8.7

13.4

65%

F.P. Stubble

2

7.5

23.5

15.6

9.0

18.7

10.3

14.8

71%

Continuous:

Spring Plowing

1

3.2

14.5

13.7

7.5

15.8

9.0

11.5

56%

Fall Plowing

1

2.7

8.7

13.0

9.2

14.6

4.5

11.0

53%

Alternate Wheat and Fallow

1

7.2

17.5

22.2

8.2

21.2

10.3

19.6

95%

Summary - Oat Yields

Cultural Method

No. Plots

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Average 1908-1952

Relative Yields % 1908-1952

Fallow

2

24.9

51.9

62.2

27.3

59.5

32.1

46.8

100%

Green Manure

3

15.9

58.7

54.6

24.6

65.1

38.0

45.2

97%

Disked Cornland

4

22.7

40.8

54.2

22.1

48.9

26.6

37.2

80%

S.P. Stubble

4

32.8

44.2

35.6

22.5

58.7

33.0

36.1

77%

F.P. Stubble

5

19.1

46.9

37.1

26.3

50.0

19.1

32.1

69%

Sod

3

23.6

43.1

44.9

26.5

48.2

22.3

33.8

72%

Continuous:

Spring Plowing

1

13.8

30.6

42.5

16.9

37.8

25.3

26.6

57%

Fall Plowing

1

8.1

43.0

33.8

20.0

31.7

13.1

24.6

53%

Alternate Oats and Fallow

1

23.4

53.8

60.6

29.4

50.3

32.2

45.5

97%

Summary - Barley Yields

Cultural Method

No. Plots

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Average 1908-1952

Relative Yields % 1908-1952

Disked Cornland

1

14.1

24.0

35.2

15.9

29.3

15.5

21.2

79%

S.P. Stubble

1

5.8

29.6

22.7

12.4

29.0

18.4

16.2

60%

Continuous:

Spring Plowing

1

7.7

19.4

28.1

16.9

27.1

15.9

16.0

59%

Fall Plowing

1

1.5

12.9

29.2

20.0

23.7

6.5

14.8

54%

Alternate Barley and Fallow

1

12.7

32.7

38.5

29.4

32.4

15.5

24.2

89%

Summary - Corn Grain Yields

Cultural Method

No. Plots

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Average 1908-1952

Relative Yields % 1908-1952

Spring Plowing

15

13.9

22.0

23.2

16.0

50.0

14.9

17.6

100%

Fall Plowing

4

13.7

24.1

25.5

18.1

30.0

4.7

16.2

92%

Continuous:

Spring Plowing

1

5.0

22.1

29.1

14.9

22.9

4.2

19.0

108%

Fall Plowing

1

14.1

20.4

34.4

17.6

14.3

3.3

18.9

107%

Alternate Corn and fallow

1

13.8

16.4

29.1

32.9

14.3

12.0

20.9

119%

Summary - Corn Silage Yields

Cultural Method

No. Plots

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Average 1908-1952

Relative Yields % 1908-1952

Spring Plowing

15

4526

7990

7928

5569

13300

11433

7168

100%

Fall Plowing

4

3920

7224

8726

5450

10175

7450

6268

88%

Continuous:

Spring Plowing

1

2100

7900

8180

2700

8900

5200

6380

89%

Fall Plowing

1

4720

6360

9520

4600

7100

7800

6122

85%

Alternate Corn and Fallow

1

5740

6600

7800

7000

9600

11100

6900

96%00000000

1Silage yields previous to 1952 figured on basis of air dry corn fodder yield calculated as 50% of silage weight.