ROTATION SHEETS
ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
MAIN FIELD - 1956

Project - Rotation and Tillage Trials

Rotation - 1- Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, FP

Wheat, DC

Oats, FP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Gopher

Plowing date

9 - 27 - 55

---

9 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 5 - 22 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 BPA

1 BPA

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

---

---

Total pounds

2.31 Tons Silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

11.0

0.0

0.0

Yields per acre

7.9 BPA Shelled Corn

0.0

0.0

Grade

Good

---

All grain plots, except where legumes were seeded, were sprayed with 3/4 pt. amme formulation of 2.4D for broadleaved weed control.

 

Rotation - 2 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, SP

Oats, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Gopher

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

4 - 12 - 56

4 - 12 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs./ acre

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

1.75 Tons Silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

6.6

18.0

24.0

Yields per acre

4.7 bpa shelled corn

3.0 bpa

7.5 bpa

Grade

Good

53.0 lbs. per bu.

33.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 3 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, FP

Oats, FP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Gopher

Plowing date

9 - 27 - 55

9 - 27 - 55

9 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD - 5 - 22 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

---

---

Total pounds

3.03 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

7.1

0.0

0.0

Yields per acre

5.1 bpa shelled corn

0.0

0.0

Grade

Good

---

---

 

Rotation - 4 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn ,FP

Oats, DC

Wheat, FP

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

Selkirk

Plowing date

9 - 27 - 55

---

9 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 5 - 22 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

2.59 tons Silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

12.6

10.5

16.5

Yields per acre

9.0 bpa shelled corn

3.3 bpa

2.7 bpa

Grade

Good

32.0 lbs. per bu.

54.0 lbs. per buls.

 

Rotation - 5 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Fallow

Wheat, F

Oats, FP

Variety

---

Selkirk

Gopher

Plowing date

---

---

9 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

---

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

---

1 b p a

1 b p a

Seeding manner

---

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

49.5

0.0

Yields per acre

---

8.2 b p a

0.0

Grade

---

56.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 6 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, FP

Barley, DC

Oats, FP

Variety

Nodak 301

T regal

Gopher

Plowing date

9 - 27 - 55

---

9 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 5 - 22 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

5 pecks/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

---

---

Total pounds

2.28 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

3.9

0.0

0.0

Yields per acre

2.8 bpa shelled corn

0.0

0.0

Grade

Good

---

---

 

Rotation - 7 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, SP

Oats, SP

Barley, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

Tregal

Plowing date

5 - 22 -56

4 - 12 - 56

4 - 12 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa

5 pecks / acre

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

---

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

2.63 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

6.0

0.0

25.5

Yields per acre

4.3 bpa shelled corn

0.0

5.3 bpa

Grade

Good

---

45.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 8 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Fallow

Oats, F

Wheat, FP

Variety

---

Gopher

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

---

9 - 27 - 56

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

DD 4 - 12 -56

Seeding date

---

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

---

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

---

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 1 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

38.0

0.0

Yields per acre

---

11.9 bpa

0.0

Grade

---

36.0 lbs per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 9 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Corn, SP

Oats, SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

4 - 12 - 56

4 - 12 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 -56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 -56

8 - 1 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

1.81 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

5.5

12.0

20.5

Yields per acre

3.9 bpa shelled corn

3.8 bpa

3.4 bpa

Grade

Good

34.0 lbs per bu.

55.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 10 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC
Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Oats, FP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk
Standard

Standard

Standard

Gopher

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

---

---

7 - 27 - 55

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

1955

1955

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

6 - 28 - 56

6 - 28 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

3.31 tons silage

---

28

32

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

5.5

21.0

---

---

20.0

Yields per acre

3.9 bpa shelled corn

3.5 bpa

280 lbs.

320 lbs.

6.3 bpa

Grade

Good

55.0 lbs. per bu.

Good

Good

32.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 11 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

S. Clover DD

S. Clover

Oats, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Y.B.

Y.B.

Gopher

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

---

---

4 - 12 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

DD 5 - 10 - 56

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 10 - 56

1955

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

 

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

---

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

---

---

6 - 28 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

3.44 tons silage

---

25

20

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

4.3

0.0

---

---

9.5

Yields per acre

3.1 bpa shelled corn

0.0

250 lbs.

200 lbs.

3.0 bpa

Grade

Good

---

Good

Good

34.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 12 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat

Oats, FP

Corn, SP

Wheat DC
Cr. Wheat

Variety

Standard

Standard

Standard

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk
Standard

Plowing date

---

---

---

9 - 27 - 56

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

---

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1953

1954

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa
10 lba/acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Drilled

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

---

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

6 - 28 - 56

6 - 28 - 56

6 - 28 - 56

---

9 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

25

33

35

---

2.84 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

---

---

0.0

5.5

0.0

Yields per acre

250 lbs.

330 lbs.

350 lbs.

0.0

3.9 bpa shelled corn

0.0

Grade

Good

Good

Good

---

Good

---

 

Rotation - 14 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y.B.

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk
Y.B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa
8 lbs / acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 1 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

3.88 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

94.0

43.4

33.0

Yields per acre

---

29.4 bpa

31.0 bpa shelled corn

5.5 bpa

Grade

---

35.0 lbs per bu.

Good

52.5 lbs per bu.

Rotation - 15 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Wheat, GM

Corn, SP

Oats, DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y. B.

Selkirk

Nodak 301

Gopher
Y. B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa
8 lbs/acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary Cultivation to control weeds

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 10 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

3.97 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

63.0

12.6

0.0

Yields per acre

---

10.5 bpa

9.0 bpa shelled corn

0.0

Grade

---

56.0 lbs per bu.

Good

---

 

Rotation - 16 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y. B.

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk
Y.B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa
8 lbs/ acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 1 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

3.50 tons sil.

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

43.5

27.4

23.0

Yields per acre

---

13.6 bpa

19.6 bpa shelled corn

3.8 bpa

Grade

---

35.5 lbs per bu.

Good

54.4 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 17 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Wheat GM

Corn, SP

Oats, DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y. B.

Selkirk

Nodak 301

Gopher
Y. B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa
8 lbs/acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press dr.

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 10 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

3.63 t. silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

63.0

8.3

0.0

Yields per acre

---

10.5 bpa

5.9 bpa shelled corn

0.0

Grade

---

56.0 lbs per bu.

Good

---

 

Rotation - Main Field

Year - 1956

A

B

Crop

Oats, DC

Corn, SP

Variety

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

---

5 - 22 - 56

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

8 lbs / acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

Drilled

Tillage after seeding

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

8 - 1 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

3.47 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

24.5

35.1

Yields per acre

7.6 bpa

25.1 bpa shelled corn

Grade

34.0 lbs per bu.

Good

 

Rotation - 18 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SPF

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

3.16 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

25.3

40.0

Yields per acre

18.1 bpa shelled corn

6.7 bpa

Grade

Good

55.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP, CK

Wheat, DC, CK

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

3.25 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

22.0

15.0

Yields per acre

15.7 bpa shelled corn-

2.5 bpa

Grade

Good

53.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - Main Field

Year - 1956

 

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 21 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

2.50 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

22.5

26.0

Yields per acre

16.1 bpa shelled corn

4.3 bpa

Grade

Good

54.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 31 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y. B.

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk
Y.B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa
8 lbs / acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

DD press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 1 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

4.19 T. silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

46.0

19.7

0.0

Yields per acre

---

14.4 bpa

14.1 bpa shelled corn

0.0

Grade

---

34.5 lbs per bu.

Good

---

 

Rotation - 32 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

S. Clover, GM

Wheat, GM

Corn, SP

Oats DC
S. Clover

Variety

Y. B.

Selkirk

Nodak 301

Gopher
Y.B.

Plowing date

---

---

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

1955

4 - 13 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 -56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

8 lbs / acre

1 bpa
8 lbs / acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 10 - 56

9-10-56

---

Total pounds

---

---

2.72 T. Silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

43.0

8.7

0.0

Yields per acre

---

7.2 bpa

6.2 bpa shelled corn

0.0

Grade

---

55.0 lbs per bu.

Good

---

 

Rotation - 42 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Alfalfa

Oats, SP

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

Alfalfa, DD

Alfalfa

Variety

Ladak

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Ladak

Ladak

Plowing date

---

9 - 27 - 55

5-22-56

---

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 in.

---

---

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4-12-56

---

DD 4-12-56

DD 5-10-56

---

Seeding date

1954

4-13-56

5-23-56

4-13-56

5-10-56

1955

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

8 lbs/acre

Seeding manner

DD press dr.

DD press dr.

Drilled

DD press dr.

DD press dr.

DD press dr.

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

---

Harvest date

6-28-56

8-1-56

9-10-56

---

---

6-29-56

Total pounds

45

---

3.56 T. Silage

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

5.5

5.0

0.0

---

---

Yields per acre

450 lbs.

1.7 bpa

3.9 bpa shelled corn

0.0

0.0

0.0

Grade

Good

31.5 lbs. per bu.

Good

---

---

---

 

Rotation - 61 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, F

Oats, SP

Fallow

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher

---

Plowing date

---

4 - 12 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 12 - 56

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

---

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa

---

Seeding manner

DD Press drill

DD press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

69.0

28.0

---

Yields per acre

11.5 bpa

9.1 bpa

Grade

55.5 lbs. per bu.

32.5 lbs per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 62 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, FP

Oats, SP

Corn, SP Manured

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher

Nodak 301

Plowing date

9 - 27 - 55

4 - 12 - 56

5 - 22 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13- 56

5 - 23 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa

8 lbs/ acre

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Drilled

Tillage after seeding

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

---

---

9 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

4.39 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

0.0

0.0

25.3

Yields per acre

0.0

0.0

18.1 bpa shelled corn

Grade

---

---

Good

 

Rotation - 63 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, F

Oats, SP

Fallow

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher

---

Plowing date

---

4 - 12 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 12 - 56

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

---

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa

---

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

51.0

31.5

---

Yields per acre

8.5 bpa

9.8 bpa

---

Grade

5.5 lbs. per bu.

34.0 lbs per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 40 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

3.00 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

9.9

14.0

Yields per acre

7.1 bpa shelled corn

2.3 bpa

Grade

Good

52.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 49 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP, Ck

Wheat, DC, Ck

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

1.63 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

8.3

21.5

Yields per acre

5.9 bpa shelled corn

3.6 bpa

Grade

Good

53.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 78 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

4.00 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

15.4

19.0

Yields per acre

11.0 bpa shelled corn

3.2 bpa

Grade

Good

50.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 79 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SPF

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Total pounds

2.53 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

3.9

9.0

Yields per acre

2.75 bpa shelled corn

1.5 bpa

Grade

Good

50.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 242 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SPF

Wheat, DCF

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

2.91 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

7.7

20.5

Yields per acre

5.5 bpa shelled corn

3.4 bpa

Grade

Good

54.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 245 Main Field

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, Sp, Ck

Wheat, DC Ck.

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 -23 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

3.44 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

9.9

12.5

Yields per acre

7.1 bpa shelled corn

w.1 bpa

Grade

Good

535 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 414

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Potatoes, F

Fallow

Variety

Cobbler

---

Plowing date

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 5 - 7 - 56

---

Seeding date

5 - 7 - 56

---

Seeding rate

10 bpa

---

Seeding manner

Hand planted

---

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to Control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 15 - 56

---

Total pounds

110 lbs culls

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

---

Yields per acre

culls 18.3 bpa
U.S. #1 63.3 bpa
Total 81.6 bpa

Grade

---

 

Rotation - 415

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Potatoes, SP

Wheat, DD

Variety

Cobbler

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 7 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 7 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

10 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

Hand planted

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

9 - 15 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

105 lbs culls
305 lbs US #1

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

43.0

Yields per acre

culls 17.5 bpa
US #1 50.8 bpa
Total 68.3 bpa

7.2 bpa

Grade

---

54.4 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - Continuous Wheat

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, FP

Fallow

Wheat F

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

---

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 12 - 56

9 - 27 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

---

4 - 13 - 56

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 - 10 - 56

---

---

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

12.5

0.0

---

43.0

Yields per acre

2.1 bpa

0.0

---

7.2 bpa

Grade

54.0 lbs per bu.

---

---

56.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - Continuous Oats

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats, SP

Oats, FP

Fallow

Oats, F

Variety

Gopher Gopher

Gopher

---

Gopher

Plowing date

4-12-56

9-27-55

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4 - 13 - 56

---

4 - 13 - 56

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 - 1 - 56

---

---

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

10.0

0.0

---

65.0

Yields per acre

3.1 bpa

0.0

---

20.3 bpa

Grade

34.0 lbs per bu.

---

---

35.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - Continuous

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Barley, SP

Barley, FP

Fallow

Barley, F

Variety

Tregal

Tregal

---

Tregal

Plowing date

4 - 12 - 56

9 - 27 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 12 - 56

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 13 - 56

4-13-56

---

4 - 13 - 56

Seeding rate

5 pecks /acre

5 pecks/acre

---

5 pecks/acre

Seeding, manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

---

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

---

Harvest date

---

---

---

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

 

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

0.0

0.0

---

77.0

Yields per acre

0.0

0.0

---

16.0 bpa

Grade

---

---

---

48.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - Continuous Corn

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Corn, FP

Fallow

Corn, F

Variety

Nodak 301

Nodak 301

---

Nodak 301

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

9 - 27 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 5 - 22 - 56

---

DF 4 - 12 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 -56

5 - 23 - 56

---

5 - 23 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/acre

8 lbs/ acre

---

8 lbs/ acre

Seeding, manner

Drilled

Drilled

---

Drilled

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds

necessary cultivation to control weeds

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

9 -10 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

---

9 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

3.03 tons silage

3.03 tons silage

---

5.38 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

13.2

9.4

---

62.7

Yields per acre

9.4 bpa shelled corn

6.7 bpa shelled corn

---

44.8 bpa shelled corn

Grade

Good

Good

---

Good