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ROTATION SHEETS
ROTATION & TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
MAIN FIELD - 1955

PROJECT - Rotation & Tillage Trials

Rotation - 1 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Oats, FP Corn, FP Wheat, DC
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Lee
Plowing date 9-20-54 9-20-54 4-12-55
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12 DD 5-16 ---
Seeding date 4-15 5-18 4-13
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs. per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   Necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29
Total pounds   3520# silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 39.1 bpa 5.7 bpa 17.3 bpa
Grade 36.0 lbs/bu. Good 61.0 lbs./bu.

 

Rotation - 2 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Oats, SP Corn, SP Wheat, SP
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Lee
Plowing date 4-12 5-16 4-12
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-13
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29
Total pounds   8080 lbs. silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 44.1 bpa 25.0 bpa 22.3 bpa
Grade 38.0 lbs/bu Good 62.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 3 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Oats, SP Corn, FP Wheat, FP
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Lee
Plowing date 9-20-54 9-20-54 9-20-54
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12 DD 5-16 DD 4-12
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-13
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre 1 bpa
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29
Total pounds   3720# silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 40.6 bpa 6.4 bpa 13.2 bpa
Grade 39.0 lbs/bu. Good 60.0 lbs/bu.

 

Rotation - 4 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Wheat, FP Corn, FP Oats, DC
Variety Lee Nodak 301 Palomino
Plowing date 9-20-54 9-20-54  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12 DD 5-16 DD 4-12
Seeding date 4-13 5-17 4-15
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21 7-26
Total pounds   4760# silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 15.3 bpa 14.3 bpa 39.4 bpa
Grade 62.0 lbs/bu. Good 38.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 5 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Oats, FP Fallow Wheat, F
Variety Palomino   Lee
Plowing date 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DF 4-12
Seeding date 4-15   4-13
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre   1 bu per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill   DD press drill
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date 7-26   7-29
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 42.5 bpa   24.8 bpa
Grade 36.0 lbs/bu   59.5 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 6 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Oats, FP Corn, FP Barley, DC
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Tregal
Plowing date 9-20-54 9-20-54  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12 DD 5-16 DD 4-12
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-15
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre 5 pecks per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-26
Total pounds   4560 # silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 36.9 bpa 12.1 bpa 23.3 bpa
Grade 37.0 lbs/bu Good 51.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 7 - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Barley, SP Corn, SP Oats, SP
Variety Tregal Nodak 301 Palomino
Plowing date 4-12 5-16 4-12
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-15
Seeding rate 5 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-26
Total pounds   5800 # silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 20.4 bpa 14.3 bpa 51.6 bpa
Grade 48.0 lbs/bu Good 37.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 8 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Wheat, FP Fallow Oats, F
Variety Lee   Palomino
Plowing date 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DF 4-12
Seeding date 4-13   4-15
Seeding rate 1 bpa   6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill   DD press Drill
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date 7-29   7-26
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 14.8 bpa   65.0 bpa
Grade 61.5 lbs/bu   35.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 9 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Wheat SP Corn SP Oats SP
Variety Lee Nodak 301 Palomino
Plowing date 4-12 5-16 4-12
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding      
Seeding date 4-13 5-17 4-15
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner DD press Drill 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21 7-26
Total pounds   5840 # silage  
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 17.2 bpa 11.4 bpa 43.8 bpa
Grade 62.5 lbs/bu Good 34.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 10 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D E
Crop Oats FP Corn SP Wheat DC
Cr. Wheat
Cr. Wheat Cr. Wheat
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Lee Standard Standard Standard
Plowing date 9-20-54 5-16      
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches      
Tillage before seeding     DD 4-12    
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-13 1954 1953
Seeding rate 6 pecks/acre 8 lbs/acre 1 bpa 10 lbs/acre 10 lbs/acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill    
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds      
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29 6-21 6-21
Total pounds   7320 lb/silage   450 lbs/acre 670 lbs/acre
Straw, pounds          
Grain, pounds          
Yields per acre 47.5 bpa 19.3 bpa 26.3 bpa 450 lbs/acre 670 lbs/acre
Grade 37.0 lbs/bu Good 58.0 lbs/bu Good Good

 

Rotation - 11 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D E
Crop Oats SP Corn SP Wheat DC S. Clover S. Clover
Variety Palomino Nodak 301 Lee Y. B. Y. B.
Plowing date 4-12 5-16      
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches      
Tillage before seeding     DD 4-12    
Seeding date 4-15 5-17 4-13 1955 1954
Seeding rate 6 pecks/acre 8 lbs/acre 1 bpa 8 lbs/acre  
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill DD press drill  
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds      
Harvest date 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29 6-21 6-21
Total pounds   5160 lbs silage      
Straw, pounds          
Grain, pounds          
Yields per acre 54.7 bpa 5.7 bpa 18.8 bpa None 1530 lbs/acre
Grade 37.0 lbs/bu. Good 62.0 lbs/bu   Good

 

Rotation - 12 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D E F
Crop Wheat DC
Cr. Wheat
Cr. Wheat Cr. Wheat Cr. Wheat Oats FP Corn SP
Variety Lee Standard Standard Standard Standard Palomino Nodak 301
Plowing date         9-20-54 5-16
Plowing depth         4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12       DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 1954 1953 1952 4-15 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 10 lbs/acre 10 lbs/acre 10 lbs/acre 6 pecks/acre 8 lbs/acre
Seeding manner DD press drill       DD press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding           necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 6-21 6-21 6-21 7-26 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds           7080 lb silage
Straw, pounds            
Grain, pounds            
Yields per acre 22.2 bpa       32.8 bpa 12.1 bpa
Grade 61.0 lbs/bu Good Good Good 39.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 14 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Wheat DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Oats GM Corn SP
Variety Lee
Y. B. Clover
Y. B. Clover Palomino Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 1954 4-15 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press Drill DD Press Drill DD Press Drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 GM crop 7-26 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       9760 lbs silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 21.7 bpa   74.1 bpa 34.3 bpa
Grade 60.0 lbs/bu   34.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 15 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Oats DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Wheat GM Corn SP
Variety Palomino
Y. B. Clover
Y. B. Clover Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-15 1954 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill DD press drill DD press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-26 G. M. crop 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       5560 lbs silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 39.1 bpa   26.7 bpa 17.9 bpa
Grade 37.0 lbs/bu   58.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 16 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Wheat DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Oats G. M. Corn SP
Variety Lee
Y. B. Clover
Y. B. Clover Palomino Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 1954 4-15 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa   6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill   DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29   7-26 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       9040 lbs silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 23.0 bpa GM crop 60.9 bpa 33.6 bpa
Grade 62.0 lbs/bu.   33.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 17 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Oats DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Wheat G. M. Corn SP
Variety Palomino
Y. B. Clover
Y. B. Clover Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-15   4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 6- pecks per acre   1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill   DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-26   7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       6240 lbs silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 43.1 bpa   21.7 bpa 12.1 bpa
Grade 36.0 lbs/bu   58.5 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 18 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Corn SP Oats DC
Variety Nodak 301 Palomino
Plowing date 5-16  
Plowing depth 4-5 inches  
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12
Seeding date 5-17 4-15
Seeding rate 8 lbs per acre 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner 2 horse planter DD press drill
Tillage after seeding necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 9-6, 10-21 7-26
Total pounds 6760 lbs silage  
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 24.3 bpa 43.1 bpa
Grade Good 36.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 18 Main Field Year - 1955
  C D
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn SP Fertilized
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   6760 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 34.0 bpa 25.0 bpa
Grade 60.5 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC check Corn SP check
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   6560 lbs silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 15.7 bpa 22.9 bpa
Grade 61.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field Year - 1955
  C D
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn SP
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   8000 lbs silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 26.2 bpa 31.4 bpa
Grade 61.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 31 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Wheat DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Oats G. M. Corn SP
Variety Lee
Y. B. Clover
Y. B. Clover Palomino Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13   4-15 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa   6 pecks per acre 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill   DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29   7-26 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       5960 lbs silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 20.3 bpa   57.5 lbs/bu 6.4 bpa
Grade 60.0 lbs/bu   32.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation 32 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Oats DC
S. Clover
S. Clover Wheat G. M. Corn SP
Variety Palomino
Y. B. Sweet Clover
Y. B. Clover Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date       5-16
Plowing depth       4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-15   4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre   1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill   DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-26   7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds       7600 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 53.1 bpa   26.2 bpa 17.9 bpa
Grade 35.0 lbs/bu   56.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 42 Main Field Year - 1555
  A B C D E F
Crop Alfalfa Alfalfa Oats SP Corn SP Wheat DC alfalfa
Variety Ladak Ladak Palomino Nodak 301 Lee Ladak
Plowing date     9-20-54 5-16    
Plowing depth     4-5 inches 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding     DD 4-12   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 1954 1953 4-15 5-17 4-13 1955
Seeding rate     6 pecks/acre 8 lbs/acre 1 bpa 8 lbs/acre
Seeding manner     DD press drill 2 horse planter DD press drill DD press drill
Tillage after seeding       necessary cultivation to control weeds    
Harvest date 6-21 6-21 7-26 9-6, 10-21 7-29  
Total pounds 62 31   5160 lbs silage   None
Straw, pounds            
Grain, pounds            
Yields per acre 620 lbs 310 lbs 53.8 bpa 5.0 bpa 24.7 bpa  
Grade Excellent Excellent 37.0 lbs/bu Good 59.5 lbs/bu.  

 

Rotation - 61 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Fallow Wheat F Oats SP
Variety   Lee Palomino
Plowing date     4-12
Plowing depth     4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding   DF 4-12  
Seeding date   4-13 4-15
Seeding rate   1 bpa 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner   DD press drill DD press drill
Tillage after seeding      
Harvest date   7-29 7-26
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre   25.2 bpa 60.3 bpa
Grade   58.0 lbs/bu 37.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 62 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Corn SP Manured Wheat F. P. Oats S. P.
Variety Nodak 301 Lee Palomino
Plowing date 5-16 9-20-54 4-12
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches 4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12  
Seeding date 5-17 4-13 4-15
Seeding rate 8 lbs per acre 1 bpa 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner 2 horse planter DD press drill DD press drill
Tillage after seeding necessary cultivation to control weeds    
Harvest date 9-6, 10-21 7-29 7-26
Total pounds 6360 lbs silage    
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre 7.1 bpa 18.5 bpa 67.5 bpa
Grade Good 57.5 lbs/bu 38.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 63 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C
Crop Fallow Wheat F Oats SP
Variety   Lee Palomino
Plowing date     4-12
Plowing depth     4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding   DF 4-12  
Seeding date   4-13 4-15
Seeding rate   1 bpa 6 pecks per acre
Seeding manner   DD Press drill DD Press drill
Tillage after seeding   7-29 7-26
Harvest date      
Total pounds      
Straw, pounds      
Grain, pounds      
Yields per acre   22.5 bpa 51.6 bpa
Grade   58.0 lbs/bu 37.0 lbs/bu

 

Rotation - 78 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn SP
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   7560 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 34.7 bpa 27.9 bpa
Grade 61.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 40 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn SP
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   5400 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 22.5 bpa 18.6 bpa
Grade 61.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 49 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC check Corn SP check
Variety Lee Nodak 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   7200 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 20.8 bpa 27.9 bpa
Grade 61.5 lbs. bu Good

 

Rotation - 79 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn Sp Fertilized
Variety Lee N.Dak. 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs. per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   6240 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 22.2 bpa 16.4 bpa
Grade 59.5 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 242 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC Fertilized Corn SP Fertilized
Variety Lee N.Dak. 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   5840 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 20.3 bpa 27.9 bpa
Grade 62.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 245 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DC check Corn SP check
Variety Lee N.Dak. 301
Plowing date   5-16
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-17
Seeding rate 1 bpa 8 lbs per acre
Seeding manner DD Press drill 2 horse planter
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date 7-29 9-6, 10-21
Total pounds   5560 lbs. silage
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 15.0 bpa 22.9 bpa
Grade 62.0 lbs/bu Good

 

Rotation - 414 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Fallow Potatoes F
Variety   Cobbler
Plowing date    
Plowing depth    
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12
DF 5-4
Seeding date   5-5
Seeding rate   10 bpa
Seeding manner   Hand planted
Tillage after seeding   necessary cultivation to control weeds
Harvest date   9-13
Total pounds   700
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre   117.0 bpa
Grade   U. S. no. 1

 

Rotation 415 Main Field Year - 1955
  A B
Crop Wheat DD Potatoes SP
Variety Lee Cobbler
Plowing date   5-4
Plowing depth   4-5 inches
Tillage before seeding DD 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 5-5
Seeding rate 1 bpa 10 bpa
Seeding manner DD Press drill Hand planted
Tillage after seeding    
Harvest date 7-29 9-13
Total pounds   640 lbs.
Straw, pounds    
Grain, pounds    
Yields per acre 20.7 bpa 107.0 bpa
Grade 61.5 lbs/bu U. S. no. 1

 

Rotation - Continuous wheat - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Wheat SP Wheat FP Wheat F Fallow
Variety Lee Lee Lee  
Plowing date 4-12 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12 DF 4-12  
Seeding date 4-13 4-13 4-13  
Seeding rate 1 bpa 1 bpa 1 bap  
Seeding manner DD Press drill DD press drill DD press drill  
Tillage after seeding        
Harvest date 7-29 7-29 7-29  
Total pounds        
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 21.5 bpa 12.2 bpa 21.8 bpa  
Grade 60.5 lbs/bu 60.0 lbs/bu 60.0 lbs/bu  

 

Rotation - Continuous Oats - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Oats SP Oats FP Oats F Fallow
Variety Palomino Palomino Palomino  
Plowing date 4-12 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12 DF 4-12  
Seeding date 4-15 4-15 4-15  
Seeding rate 6 pecks per acre 6 pecks per acre 6 pecks per acre  
Seeding manner DD press drill DD press drill DD press drill  
Tillage after seeding        
Harvest date 7-26 7-26 7-26  
Total pounds        
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 35.9 bpa 28.8 bpa 57.5 bpa  
Grade 37.0 lbs/bu 38.0 lbs/bu 36.0 lbs/bu  

 

Rotation - Continuous Barley - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Barley SP Barley FP Barley F Fallow
Variety Tregal Tregal Tregal  
Plowing date 4-12 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding   DD 4-12 DF 4-12  
Seeding date 4-15 4-15 4-15  
Seeding rate 5 pecks per acre 5 pecks per acre 5 pecks per acre  
Seeding manner DD press drill DD press drill DD press drill  
Tillage after seeding        
Harvest date 7-26 7-26 7-26  
Total pounds        
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 20.8 bpa 15.6 bpa 25.4 bpa  
Grade 49.0 lbs/bu 47.0 lbs/bu 46.0 lbs/bu  

 

Rotation - Continuous Corn - Main Field Year - 1955
  A B C D
Crop Corn SP Corn FP Corn F Fallow
Variety N.Dak. 301 N.Dak. 301 N.Dak. 301  
Plowing date 5-16 9-20-54    
Plowing depth 4-5 inches 4-5 inches    
Tillage before seeding   DD 5-16 DF 5-16  
Seeding date 5-17 5-17 5-17  
Seeding rate 8 lbs per acre 8 lbs per acre 8 lbs per acre  
Seeding manner 2 horse planter 2 horse planter 2 horse planter  
Tillage after seeding necessary cultivation to control weeds necessary cultivation to control weeds necessary cultivation to control weeds  
Harvest date 9-6, 10-21 9-6, 10-21 9-6, 10-21  
Total pounds 4800 lbs. silage 3560 lbs. silage 6720 lbs. silage  
Straw, pounds        
Grain, pounds        
Yields per acre 17.9 bpa 21.4 bpa 35.0 bpa  
Grade Good Good Good  

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