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Image JPEG image Golden Valley County Tour July 2010 Corn Fertilizer Plot
Producers learning about corn N-recalibration project for North Dakota
Image Golden Valley County June 2, 2011
After a very snowy winter, a wet April and an exceptionally wet May, crop land is saturated with water.
Image Bowman/Slope County Cover Crop Demonstration Sign 2011
Sign used at Ernie Holzemer Farm, Amidon, ND to designate location of plot along US Highway 85 near mile marker 48
Image Tillage radish one week after planting
Tillage radish one week after planting. Planting occurred on July 21 and photo taken on July 28. Emergence was noted three days after planting. The cotelydons were present with the first true leaves just beginning to develop.
Image Cover crop mixture six days after seeding
This cover crop mixture contains cowpea, soybean, millet, winter barsica, tillage radish, and sunflower. Picture taken six days after planting. Planted on July 22, picture taken on July 28. The brasicas were the first to emerge and the sunflower was the last to emerge.
Image NDSU Cross-slot drill seeding cover crop
NDSU Cross-slot drill seeding cover crop on Ernie Holzemer Farm on July 22, 2011. Photo taken by Nathan Bird, NRCS Conservationist, Bowman County, Bowman, ND
Image Graza radish August 4 two weeks after planting
Graza radish was developed by PPG Seeds
Image Graza radish II August 4
Graza radish was developed by PPG Seeds
Image Winfred Winter Brassica (Brassica napus) Coated Seed
Winfred Winter Brassica is a PPG variety. The seed was coated to bulk up seed. Half of the weight seeded was the result of the coating.
Image Winfred Winter Brassica (Brassica napus) Coated Seed II
Close up of plants from coated seed. Coating improves seeding ballistics as well as allowing producers to reduce seeding rates.
Image JPEG image Cover Crop Seeding Drill and Calibration
Ernie Holzemer photo of drill and calibration site for the 2011 Bowman/Slope County Cover Crop Demonstration. Calibration for each species/variety was done in field.
Image Winfred Winter Brassica (Brassica napus) August 4, 2011
Uncoated seed of Winfred Winter Brassica
Image Winfred Winter Brassica (Brassica napus) II
Uncoated Winfred Winter Brassica (Brassica napus) on August 4, 2011.
Image Ethiopian Cabbage (Brassica carinata) August 4, 2011
Ethiopian Cabbage (Brassica carinata) PG584 is a variety released by PPG Seeds.
Image Ethiopian Cabbage (Brassica carinata) II August 4, 2011
Ethiopian Cabbage (Brassica carinata) PG584 is a release from PPG Seeds
Image Annual Alfalfa August 4, 2011
Annual Alfalfa on August 4, 2011 had 1 trifoliate leaf
Image Annual Alfalfa II August 4, 2011
Alfalfa variety is ?? 1st trifoliate leaf
Image Tillage radish on Aug 11
Tillage radish on August 11, three weeks after planting. Plants have five to six leaves.
Image Ethiopian Cabbage on August 11
Image Tiff grass on August 11
Image General view on August 11
General view of cover crop seeding on Ernie Holzemer Farm, Amidon on August 11
Image East end of plots August 18, 2011
Brassicas on left, mixed species on right
Image Teachable Moment on Cover Crops
Jon Stika, NRCS Soils Specialist explains soil health to 27 producers during the Bowman/Slope County Cover Crop Tour, August 31, 2011, on the Ernie Holzemer Farm, Amidon, ND
Image Clipping Cover Crop Plot Samples
Lane Hall, Slope County NDSU Extension Agent, Amidon and Nathan Bird, Conservationist, NRCS, Bowman clip samples from Cover Crop Demonstration on the Ernie Holzemer Farm, Amidon, ND on September 23, 2011.
Image image/x-ms-bmp Holzemer Site Soils Map
Image image/x-ms-bmp Soils Key
Image Standing Wheat Residue
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