Narrative Agronomic Field Log — GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment

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Log of the agronomic activities on the GLBRC Intensive site

This datatable is part of the KBS GLBRC Experiment dataset.

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Consortium Sustainably Experiment activity logs and background information.


Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: April 2008 to November 2019
Dataset: KBS058
Datatable ID: KBS058-001.55
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Last Updated 2023-10-24
Variate Description Units
obs date date the activity was done
comment description of the activity

Data Excerpt

obs_date comment
2023-08-31 Herbicide application to GLBRC G2 (reps 3, 2, 5, 4, 1), Bait Crop area (soybean), and brown house field, LTER CE Study soybeans CE2 (112, 210, 312, 402), and unplanted area of the Lysimeter field. RoundUp PowerMax 3 at 38.5 oz per acre and Ammonium Sulfate at 3.4 lbs per acre were applied post-emergence to control grass weeds. Rate of spray was 20gal/acre on JD rate controller. REI is 4 hours, safe re-entry on Thursday 8/31/23 at 8:00 PM Weather at 10:50 am: Temperature: 63.1°F Wind Direction: East Wind Velocity (3m average): 4.31 mph Relative Humidity: 61.2% Weather at 4:00 pm: Temperature: 73.6°F Wind Direction: East Wind Velocity (3m average): 2.43 mph Relative Humidity: 30.8%
2023-07-26 Used handheld sprayer to kill trees in G9. Used mixture of 3.2 ounce per gallon water. sprayed to get wet without runoff. sprayed on all trees. mostly rep 1. Just a few that were missed, and new shoots from roots.
2023-07-21 Sprayed Liquid Fence Deer and Rabbit Repellent around perimeters of GLBRC G1 plots (1, 3, 5, 2, and 4), GLBRC Bait Crop, LTER T8nt plots, and LTER T1R1 (excluding REX area). Product has no REI. Application done to reduce deer damage as corn tassels.
2023-07-18 Spray weeds in soybeans.
2023-07-12 Cultivate corn and soybeans. Each pass was done in both directions.
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