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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Wheat Study 2003
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Field 2-0 No pictures. No-till vs. conventional-till wheat

No-tillage...................39.9 bu/acre

Conventional-tillage...30.3 bu/acre



Field 2A Fertilizer study

No fertilizer...............................yield: 26.0 bu/ac

Fertilizer treatment 36-12-0........yield: 30.0 bu/ac

Fertilizer treatment 66-22-0........yield: 31.3 bu/ac

Fertilizer treatment 103-34-0.......yield: 30.0 bu/ac



Variety test

Wheat variety....
Pecos.................38 bu/ac

Wheat variety....
Thunderbolt.......37 bu/ac



Field 4-F Fertilizer study

No fertilizer………………….yield 31 bu/ac

No fertilizer,
then top-dress in
Feb with 96-24-0
…...............yield 48 bu/ac

Preplant fertilizer
96-24-0
……………………....yield 53 bu/ac



Field 1-K Fertilized with Composted Dairy Manure

Fertilized with 96-24-0 (no manure)…yield 35 bu/ac

12 tons per acre………………….……..yield 42 bu/ac

6 tons per acre…………….……..……yield 36 bu/ac

3 tons per acre………………..……......yield 34 bu/ac

0 tons per acre……………………...…yield 34 bu/ac


Please send comments and/or questions to:
rhaney@spa.ars.usda.gov
254-770-6503
Rick L. Haney
Soil Scientist
Grassland Soil & Water Res. Lab
808 E. Blackland Rd.
Temple, Tx
76502

 


Last Modified: 6/22/2006