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CROP ROTATION

Project - Rotation & Tillage Trials

Rotation - 101 Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Oats & Peas, SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Marion Canadian Field Peas

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

4 - 29 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

7 - 26 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

4.5 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

146

Yields per acre

4.5 tons silage

24.3 BPA

Grade

Good

55.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 102 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Oats & Peas, SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Marion Canadian Field Peas

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

4 - 29 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

7 - 26 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

3.3 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

119

Yields per acre

3.3 tons silage

19.8 BPA

Grade

Good

55.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 103 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Oats & Peas, SP

Wheat, SP

Variety

Marion Canadian Field Peas

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

4 - 29 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

Seeding rate

1 BPA

1 BPA

Seeding manner

DD Press Drill

DD Press Drill

Tillage after seeding

---

---

Harvest date

7 - 26 - 57

8 - 12 - 57

Total pounds

5.2 tons silage

---

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

---

129

Yields per acre

5.2 tons silage

21.5 BPA

Grade

Good

55.0 lbs. per bu.

 

Rotation - 104 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

4 - 29 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

---

6.5 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

168

 

Yields per acre

28.0 BPA

 

Grade

   

 

Rotation - 105 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

 

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 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

---

5.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

165

 

Yields per acre

27.5 BPA

 

Grade

   

 

Rotation - 106 Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

Crop

Wheat, SP

Corn, SP

Variety

Selkirk

KF - 1

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

5 - 26 - 57

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

4 - 5 inches

Tillage before seeding

---

---

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

---

8.7 tons silage

Straw, pounds

---

---

Grain, pounds

183

 

Yields per acre

30.5 BPA

 

Grade

   

 

Rotation - 18 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, OW

Wheat, DD

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

OW 4 - 29 - 57

DD 4 - 29 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

95

95

66

Yields per acre

15.8 BPA

15.8 BPA

11.0 BPA

Grade

     

 

Rotation - 19 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, OW

Wheat, DD

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

OW 4 - 29 - 57

DD 4 - 29 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

70

65

55

Yields per acre

11.7 BPA

10.8 BPA

9.2 BPA

Grade

     

 

Rotation - 700 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, OW

Wheat, DD

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

OW 4 - 29 - 57

DD 4 - 29 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

140

122

124

Yields per acre

23.3 BPA

20.3 BPA

20.7 BPA

Grade

     

 

Rotation - 710 - Field N

Year - 1957

 

A

B

C

Crop

Wheat, SP

Wheat, OW

Wheat, DD

Variety

Selkirk

Selkirk

Selkirk

Plowing date

4 - 29 - 57

---

---

Plowing depth

4 - 5 inches

---

---

Tillage before seeding

---

4 - 29 - 57

DD 4 - 29 - 57

Seeding date

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 57

4 - 30 - 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

127

120

127

Yields per acre

21.2 BPA

20.0 BPA

21.2 BPA

Grade

     

 

SUMMARY SHEETS

Crop - Wheat Field N

Station - Dickinson, N. Dak.

Year - 1957

Rotation Number

Previous Crop

Cultural Method

Sum

Average

SP

DD

OW

 

101

Oats-Peas

24.3

         

102

Oats-Peas

19.8

         

103

Oats-Peas

21.5

   

SP after Oats & Peas (3)

65.6

21.9

 

104

Corn

28.0

         

105

Corn

27.5

         

106

Corn

30.5

   

SP after corn (3)

86.0

28.7

 

18

Wheat

15.8

         

19

Wheat

11.7

         

700

Wheat

23.3

         

710

Wheat

21.2

   

SP after wheat (4)

72.0

180

 

18

Wheat

 

11.0

       

19

Wheat

 

9.2

       

700

Wheat

 

20.7

       

710

Wheat

 

21.2

 

DD after wheat (4)

62.1

15.5

 

18

Wheat

   

15.8

     

19

Wheat

   

10.8

     

700

Wheat

   

20.3

     

710

Wheat

   

20.0

OW after wheat (4)

66.9

16.7

 

Crop - Oats & Peas Silage
Station - Dickinson, N. Dak.
Year - 1957

Rotation Number

Previous Crop

Cultural Method

SP

Green weight Tons per acre

101

Wheat

4.5

 

102

 

3.3

 

103

 

5.2

 

Sum

 

13.0

Plots

 

3

Average

 

4.3

 

Crop - Corn - Field N
Station - Dickinson, N. Dak.
Year - 1957

Rotation Number

Previous Crop

Cultural Method

SP

Yield - Tons per acre

104

 

6.5

 

105

 

5.7

 

106

 

8.7

 

Sum

 

20.9

Plots

 

3

Average

 

7.0 Tons