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SPECIAL CROPS - 1965

Crops included in the special crops trials at Dickinson this year were: mustard, Polish rape, birdseed, Crambe, sunflowers, and potatoes.

Table 43. Yields in the Special Crops Trial - 1965.
Crop Yield - Pounds Per Acre
1 2 3 Average
Birdseed 116.3 115.1 117.5 116.2
Polish Rape 389.7 629.5 569.5 529.6
Mustard 557.5 611.5 617.5 595.5
Crambe 2398.0 1319.0 1319.0 1679.0
Arrowhead Sunflower 2734.0 1439.0 1894.0 2022.0
Mingren Sunflower 2758.0 1966.0 1679.0 2134.0

 

Table 44. Potato Variety Trial at Dickinson. 1965.
Variety Yield - Pounds Per Acre
South Rep. North Rep. Average
Russet Burbank 3510 4860 4185
Red Pontiac 4770 5490 5130
Viking 5985 6750 6368
Cobbler 4770 6390 5580
Snowflake 4320 2250 3285
Norgold Russet 5490 3510 4500
Norland 5850 4320 5085
Kennebec 6570 6480 6525
Bounty 4590 4320 4455
La Rouge 7110 4680 5895

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