ROTATION SHEETS
ROTATION AND TILLAGE EXPERIMENTS
Field N - 1956

Project - Rotation and Tillage Trials

Rotation - 71 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

Fallow Manured

Oats, F

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

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Gopher

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

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---

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Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

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---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

DF 4 - 16 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

---

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ acre

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding, manner

Drilled

DD press drill

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DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

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---

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Harvest date

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 10 - 56

---

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

2.88 tons silage

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Straw, pounds

---

---

---

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Grain, pounds

16.0

13.0

---

50.0

Yields per acre

11.4 bpa shelled corn

2.2 bpa

---

15.6

Grade

Good

55.0 lbs per bu.

---

34.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 72 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Oats, DC

Fallow Manured

Wheat, F

Variety

Nodak 301

Gopher

---

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 22 - 56

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---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

DF 4 - 16 - 56

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

---

4 - 17 - 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

3.47 Tons silage

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Straw, pounds

---

---

---

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Grain, pounds

12.0

10.0

00.0

49.5

Yields per acre

8.6 bpa shelled corn

3.1 bpa

---

8.2 bpa

Grade

Good

33.0 lbs per bu.

---

57.5 lbs per bu..

 

Rotation - 18 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DD

Wheat, SP

Wheat OW

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

4 - 16 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

OW 4 - 17 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

22.0

42.5

26.0

Yields per acre

3.7 bpa

7.1 bpa

4.3 bpa

Grade

55.5 lbs per bu.

56.5 lbs. per bu.

55.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 19 Field N

Year - 1956

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DD

Wheat, SP

Wheat, OW

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

4 - 16 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

OW 4 - 17 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 -56

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

13.0

34.5

26.0

Yields per acre

2.2 bpa

5.7 bpa

4.3 bpa

Grade

53.0 lbs per bu.

53.0 lbs per bu.

54.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 700 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DD

Wheat SP

Wheat OW

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

4 - 16 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

OW 4 - 17 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

12.0 bpa

29.5 bpa

32.0

Yields per acre

2.0 bpa

4.9 bpa

5.3 bpa

Grade

54.5 lbs per bu.

55.0 lbs per bu.

55.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 710 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DD

Wheat,SP

Wheat, OW

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

4 - 16 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

OW 4 - 17 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

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Grain, pounds

47.0

45.0

45.0

Yields per acre

7.8 bpa

7.5 bpa

7.5 bpa

Grade

55.0 lbs per bu.

58.0 lbs per bu.

55.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 68 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, FP

Corn, SP manured

Wheat, DC

Variety

Gopher

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

9 - 28 - 55

5 - 22 - 56

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

DD 4 - 16 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

8 lbs/acre

1 bpa

Seeding manner

DD press drill

Drilled

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

8 - 1 - 56

9 - 10 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

---

3.13 tons silage

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Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

6.0

6.6

7.5

Yields per acre

1.9 bpa

4.7 bpa shelled corn

1.2 bpa

Grade

32.0 lbs per bu.

Good

56.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 569 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DD

Fallow

Wheat, F

Variety

Selkirk

---

Selkirk

Plowing date

---

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 16 - 56

---

DF 4 - 16 - 56

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

---

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

---

1 bpa

Seeding manner

DD press drill

---

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

---

8 - 10 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

21.0

---

70.5

Yields per acre

3.5 bpa

---

11.7 bpa

Grade

54.0 lbs per bu.

---

57.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 579 Field 9

Year - 1956

 

A

B

C

Crop

Fallow

Oats, F

Oats, DD

Variety

---

Gopher

Gopher

Plowing date

---

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DF 4 - 16 - 56

DD 4 - 16 - 56

Seeding date

---

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

---

1 bpa

1 bpa

Seeding manner

---

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

---

8 - 1 - 56

8 - 1 - 56

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

85.5

25.5

Yields per acre

---

26.7 bpa

7.9 bpa

Grade

---

36.0 lbs per bu.

34.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 101 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Oats & Peas SP

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher - Canadian peas

Plowing date

4 - 16 - 56

4 - 16 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa oats 40 lbs peas

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

7 - 16 - 56

Total pounds

---

150

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

16.0

---

Yields per acre

2.7 bpa

1500 lbs green wt. @ 47.8% moisture

Grade

50.5 lbs per bu.

Fair*

There were practically no peas in the mixture because of droughty weather conditions which the peas did not survive.

 

Rotation - 102 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Oats & Peas, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher- Canadian peas

Plowing date

4 - 16 - 56

4 - 16 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa Oats 40 lbs/peas

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

7 - 16 - 56

Total pounds

---

115

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

11.0

Yields per acre

1.8 bpa

1150 lbs green wt. @ 47.8 % moisture

Grade

50.5 lbs per bu.

Fair

 

Rotation - 103 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Oats & Peas, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Gopher- Canadian Peas

Plowing date

4 - 16 - 56

4 - 16 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

4 - 17 - 56

Seeding rate

1 bpa

1 bpa Oats 40 lbs peas

Seeding manner

DD press drill

DD press drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

7 - 16 - 56

Total pounds

---

175

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

47.0

---

Yields per acre

7.8 bpa

1750 lbs green wt. @ 47.8% moisture

Grade

56.5 lbs per bu.

Fair

 

Rotation - 104 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

4 - 16 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

2.53 tons silage

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Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

7.1

37.0

Yields per acre

5.1 bpa shelled corn

6.2 bpa

Grade

Good

56.5 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 105 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5 - 22 - 56

4 - 16 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

2.72 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

6.0

26.0

Yields per acre

4.3 bpa shelled corn

4.3 bpa

Grade

Good

56.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 106 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP

Wheat,SP

Variety

Nodak 301

Selkirk

Plowing date

5-22-26

4-16-56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

5 - 23 - 56

4 - 17 - 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

4.39 tons silage

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Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

11.5

16.5

Yields per acre

8.2 bpa shelled corn

2.7 bpa

Grade

Good

57.0 lbs per bu.

 

Rotation - 225 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, F

Fallow, P-5 - 1

Variety

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 16 - 56

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

---

Seeding rate

1 bpa

Seeding manner

DD press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

33.5

---

Yields per acre

5.6 bpa

Grade

51.5 lbs per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 226 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, F

Fallow DF 5 - 15

Variety

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 16 - 56

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

---

Seeding rate

1 bpa

---

Seeding manner

DD press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

58.0

---

Yields per acre

9.7 bpa

Grade

55.0 lbs per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 227 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, F

Fallow, P 5 - 15

Variety

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

Tillage before seeding

4 - 16 - 56

---

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

---

Seeding rate

1 bpa

Seeding manner

DD press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

---

Total pounds

---

---

Straw, pounds

31.0

---

Grain, pounds

5.2 bpa

---

Yields per acre

56.5 lbs per bu.

---

Grade

   

 

Rotation - 228 Field N

Year - 1956

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, F

Fallow, DF 6 - 1

Variety

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

---

 

Plowing depth

---

 

Tillage before seeding

4 - 16 -56

 

Seeding date

4 - 17 - 56

 

Seeding rate

1 bpa

 

Seeding manner

DD press drill

 

Tillage after seeding

---

 

Harvest date

8 - 10 - 56

 

Total pounds

---

 

Straw, pounds

---

 

Grain, pounds

35.5

 

Yields per acre

5.9 bpa

 

Grade

52.5 lbs per bu.