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CROP ROTATION

Project - Rotation & Tillage Trials

Rotation - 1 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, DC

Oats, FP

Corn, FP

Variety

Selkirk

Marion

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

9 - 25 - 56

9 - 25 - 56

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 5 - 26 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

   

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

8.2 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

72 lbs.

143 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

12.0 bpa

44.7 bpa

48.4 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

37.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 2 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, SP

Oats, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Marion

KF - 1

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

4 - 25 - 57

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12-57

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

6.8 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

93 lbs.

154 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

15.5 bpa

48.1 bpa

52.8 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

35.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 3 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, FP

Oats, FP

Corn, FP

Variety

Selkirk

Marion

KF - 1

Plowing date

9 - 25 - 56

9 - 25 - 56

9 - 25 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 5 - 26 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/ A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12-57

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

7.2 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

64 lbs.

153 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

10.7 bpa

47.8 bpa

40.9 bpa

Grade

56.5 lbs. per bu.

36.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 4 - Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, DC

Wheat, FP

Corn, FP

Variety

Marion

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

9 - 25 - 56

9 - 25 - 56

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 5 - 26 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

9.0 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

124 lbs.

68 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

38.8 bpa

11.3 bpa

40.9 bpa

Grade

39.0 lbs. per bu.

56.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 5 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, F

Oats, FP

Fallow

Variety

Selkirk

Marion

---

Plowing date

---

9 - 25 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

97 lbs.

145 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

16.2 bpa

45.3 bpa

Grade

55.5 lbs. per bu.

37.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 6 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Barley, DC

Oats, FP

Corn, FP

Variety

Tregal

Marion

KF-1

Plowing date

---

9 - 25 - 56

9 - 25 - 56

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 5 - 26 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 1/4 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

   

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 7 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

8.8 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

48 lbs.

150 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

10.0 bpa

46.9 bpa

50.9 bpa

Grade

47.5 lbs. per bu.

35.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 7 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Barley, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Marion

Tregal

KF - 1

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

4 - 25 - 57

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 1/4 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 7 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

8.4 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

158 lbs.

86 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

49.4 bpa

17.9 bpa

47.8 bpa

Grade

37.0 lbs. per bu.

47.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 8 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, F

Wheat, FP

Fallow

Variety

Marion

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

---

9 - 25 - 56

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1BPA

---

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

155 lbs.

78 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

48.4 bpa

13.0 bpa

Grade

36.0 lbs. per bu.

56.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 9 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Wheat, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Marion

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

4-25-57

4-25-57

5-26-57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

2 - row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

6.3 Tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

170 lbs.

87 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

53.1 bpa

14.5 bpa

33.9 bpa

Grade

38.5 lbs. per bu.

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 10 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

Wheat, DC

Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat Hay

Cr. Wheat Hay

Oats, fP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Standard

Standard

Standard

Marion

KF-1

Plowing date

---

---

---

9-25-56

5-26-57

Plowing depth

---

---

---

4-5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-25-57

---

---

DD 4-25-57

---

Seeding date

4-26-57

1956

1955

4-27-57

5-27-57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

10 lbs/acre

10 lbs/acre

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD press drill

DD Press drill

DD Press Dr.

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8-12-57

7-8-57

7-8-57

8-6-57

8-30-57

Total pounds

---

150

100

---

9.8 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

66 lbs.

---

---

lbs.

---

Yields per acre

11.0 bpa

3/4 ton

ton

35.0 bpa

55.3 bpa

Grade

55.0 lbs. per bu.

Good

Good

36.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 11

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

E

Crop

Wheat, DC

S. Clover, DD

S. Clover, Hay

Oats, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Marion

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

---

1956

4-25-57

5-26-57

Plowing depth

---

---

---

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-25-57

DD 5-6-57

---

---

---

Seeding date

4-26-57

5-6-57

1956

4-27-57

5-27-57

Seeding rate

1BPA

10 lbs/acre

---

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD press drill

---

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

---

Necessary cult. to control weeds.

Harvest date

8-12-57

7-8-57

7-8-57

8-6-57

8-30-57

Total pounds

---

150

225

---

9.6 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

74 lbs.

---

---

168 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

12.3 bpa

3/4 Ton

1.1 Tons

52.5 bpa

59.7 bpa

Grade

57.0 lbs. per bu.

mixed with straw

Good

40.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 12 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Cr. Wheat Hay

Cr. Wheat Hay

Oats, FP

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC
Cr. Wheat

Cr. Wheat Hay

Variety

Standard

Standard

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk
Standard

Standard

Plowing date

---

---

9-25-56

5-26-57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

---

4-5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

---

DD 4-25-57

---

DD 4-25-57

---

Seeding date

1955

1954

4-27-57

5-27-57

4-26-57

1956

Seeding rate

---

---

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

1 BPA
10 lbs/acre

---

Seeding manner

---

---

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

Harvest date

7-8-57

7-8-57

8-6-57

8-30-57

8-12-57

7-8-57

Total pounds

120

235

---

9.4 tons silage

---

165

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

---

114 lb.

---

83 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

.60 Tons

1.2 Tons

35.6 bpa

61.6 bpa

13.8 bpa

.83 Tons

Grade

Good

Good

40.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

55.5 lbs. per bu.

Good

 

Rotation - 14 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk

Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5-26-57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-25-57

---

DD 4-25-57

---

Seeding date

4-27-57

5-27-57

4-27-57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

---

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

 

---

Harvest date

8-6-57

8-30-57

8-12-57

---

Total pounds

---

9.2 Tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

170 lbs.

---

83 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

53.1 bpa

55.9 bpa

13.8 bpa

Grade

38.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

55.5 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 15 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat, GM

Corn, SP

Oats, DC
S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Marion
Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

 

---

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

9.8 Tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

128 lb.

---

150 lb.

---

Yields per acre

21.3 bpa

64.1 bpa

46.9 bpa

---

Grade

57.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

37.5 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 16 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC
S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk
Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

 

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

8.5 Tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

179 lbs.

---

89 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

55.9 bpa

50.3 bpa

14.8 bpa

---

Grade

38.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

54.5 lbs. per bu.

 

 

Rotation - 17 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat, GM

Corn, SP

Oats, DC
S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Marion
Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

---

Seeding, manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

8.6 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

117 lbs.

---

143 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

19.5 bpa

50.9 bpa

44.7 bpa

---

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

40.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 18 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Corn, SP

Oats, DC

Variety

KF - 1

Marion

Plowing date

5 - 26 - 57

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 25 57

Seeding date

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

Seeding manner

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

Total pounds

9.1 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

117 lbs.

Yields per acre

45.9 bpa

36.6 bpa

Grade

#1

39.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 18 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

C

D

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SPF

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs./acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

4.3 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

53 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

8.8 bpa

54.7 bpa

Grade

55.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DC ck

Corn, SP ck

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

7.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

 

Grain, pounds

57 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

9.5 bpa

47.8 bpa

Grade

55.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 19 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

C

D

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

8.4 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

77 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

12.8 bpa

53.4 bpa

Grade

56.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 31 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats, GM

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

Sweet Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk

Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5 - 6 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

---

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

8.8 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

202 lbs.

---

74.0 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

63.1 bpa

49.6 bpa

12.3 bpa

---

Grade

34.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

55.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - 32 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat, GM

Corn, SP

Oats, DC

S. Clover

S. Clover, GM

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Marion

Yellow Blossom

Yellow Blossom

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

DF 4 - 25 - 57

----

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

 

---

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

8.8 tons silage

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

132 lb

---

139 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

20.3 bpa

33.9 bpa

43.4 bpa

---

Grade

53.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

37.5 lb per bu

---

 

Rotation - 40 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SPF

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

9.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

84 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

14.0 bpa

52.2 bpa

Grade

56.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 42 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

Crop

Oats, FP

Corn, SP

Wheat, DC

Alfalfa, DD

Alfalfa Hay

Alfalfa Hay

Variety

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk

Ladak

Ladak

Ladak

Plowing date

9-25-56

5-26-57

---

---

---

 

Plowing depth

4-5 inches

4 - 5 inch.

---

---

---

 

Tillage before seeding

DD 4-25-57

---

DD 4-25-57

---

---

 

Seeding date

4-27-57

5-27-57

4-26-57

---

---

 

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/A

1 BPA

---

---

 

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

---

---

 

Tillage after seeding

 

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

 

---

---

 

Harvest date

8-6-57

8-30-57

8-12-57

---

---

7-8-57

Total pounds

---

9.7 tons silage

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

 

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

148 lbs.

---

112 lbs.

---

---

---

Yields per acre

46.3 bpa

53.4 bpa

18.7 bpa

---

.70 Tons

Grade

36.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

56.0 lbs. per bu.

---

---

Good

 

Rotation - 49 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DC ck

Corn, SP ck

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

8.2 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

81 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

13.5 bpa

50.9 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 61 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Fallow

Wheat, F

Variety

Marion

---

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

---

4 - 26 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

---

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

---

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

---

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

181 lbs.

---

110 lbs.

Yields per acre

37.0 bpa

---

18.3 bpa

Grade

56.6 lbs. per bu.

---

53.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 62 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Corn, SP Manured

Wheat, FP

Variety

Marion

KF - 1

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

5 - 26 - 57

9 - 25 - 56

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

4-5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

5 - 27- 57

4 - 26 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/ Acre

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

---

10.7 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

114 lbs.

---

175 lb.

Yields per acre

35.6 bpa

52.2 bpa

29.2 bpa

Grade

38.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

51.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 63 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Oats, SP

Fallow

Wheat, F

Variety

Marion

---

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

---

4 - 26 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

---

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

---

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 6 - 57

---

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

192 lbs

---

114 lbs.

Yields per acre

60.0 bpa

---

19.0 bpa

Grade

37.0 lbs. per bu.

---

57.5 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 78 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

9.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

 

Grain, pounds

104 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

17.3 bpa

44.6 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 79 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SPF

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/ Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

10.0 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

80 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

13.3 bpa

36.5 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 242 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DCF

Corn, SPF

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

11.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

88 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

14.7 bpa

45.9 bpa

Grade

56.0 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 245 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DC ck

Corn, SP ck

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

8 lbs/Acre

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

2 row planter

Tillage after seeding

---

Necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

Total pounds

---

9.6 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

50 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

8.3 bpa

36.5 bpa

Grade

55.5 lbs. per bu.

#1

 

Rotation - 414 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Fallow

Potatoes, F

Variety

 

Early Gem Russet

Plowing date

 

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

 

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

 

none

Seeding date

 

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

 

10 bu per acre

Seeding manner

 

Hand planted

Tillage after seeding

 

cultivation to control weeds

Harvest date

 

10 - 17 - 57

Total pounds

 

455

Straw, pounds

 

---

Grain, pounds

 

---

Yields per acre

 

76 bu per acre

Grade

 

US #1

 

Rotation - 415 Main Field

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, DD

Potatoes, SP

Variety

Selkirk

Cobbler

Plowing date

---

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

---

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

10 bpa

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

Hand planted

Tillage after seeding

---

necessary cultivation to control weeds.

Harvest date

8 - 12 - 57

10 - 17 - 57

Total pounds

---

410

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

100 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

16.7 bpa

68 bu per acre

Grade

54.0 lb. per bu.

US #1

 

Rotation - Continuous Wheat

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, FP

Wheat, F

Fallow

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

---

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

9 - 25 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DD 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

---

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 - 12 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

63 lbs.

83 lbs.

47 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

10.5 bpa

13.8 bpa

7.8 bpa

---

Grade

54.5 lbs. per bu.

55.0 lbs. per bu.

51.0 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - Continuous Oats

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Oats, SP

Oats, FP

Oats, F

Fallow

Variety

Marion

Marion

Marion

---

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

9 - 25 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

4 - 27 - 57

---

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 - 6 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

8 - 6 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

133 lbs.

140 lbs.

108 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

41.6 bpa

43.8 bpa

33.8 bpa

---

Grade

38.0 lbs. per bu.

37.5 lbs. per bu.

34.5 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - Continuous Barley

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Barley, SP

Barley, FP

Barley, F

Fallow

Variety

Tregal

Tregal

Tregal

---

Plowing date

4 - 25 - 57

9 - 25 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 4 - 25 - 57

DF 4 - 25 - 57

---

Seeding date

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

4 - 26 - 57

---

Seeding rate

1 1/4 BPA

1 1/4 BPA

1 1/4 BPA

---

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

---

Tillage after seeding

---

---

---

---

Harvest date

8 - 8 - 57

8 - 8 - 57

8 - 8 - 57

---

Total pounds

---

---

---

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

55 lbs.

67 lbs.

44 lbs.

---

Yields per acre

11.5 bpa

14.0 bpa

9.2 bpa

---

Grade

44.5 lbs. per bu.

45.5 lbs. per bu.

46.5 lbs. per bu.

---

 

Rotation - Continuous Corn

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

D

Crop

Corn, SP

Corn, FP

Corn, F

Fallow

Variety

KF - 1

KF - 1

KF - 1

---

Plowing date

5 - 26 - 57

9 - 25 - 56

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

DD 5 - 26 - 57

DD 5 - 26 - 57

---

Seeding date

5 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

5 - 27 - 57

---

Seeding rate

8 lbs/ Acre

8 lbs/ Acre

8 lbs/ 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

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

8 - 30 - 57

---

Total pounds

4.1 tons silage

3.4 tons silage

6.2 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

---

---

---

Yields per acre

22.6 bpa

33.9 bpa

41.5 bpa

Grade

#1

#1

#1