Narrative Agronomic Field Log

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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: KBS058-001.46
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
obs date date the activity was done
comment description of the activity

Data Excerpt

obs_date comment
2020-06-30 Sting trimmed in between poplar trees in the GLBRC G8 (2,4,1) main plots.
2020-06-25 Sprayed GLBRC perimeter bait crop ( outside 30 feet on the south and east side) and the 2 plots from the west in rep 6 for burndown application. Sprayed with AMS, Roundup Powermax and cornbelt 2,4-D ester 4lb. AMS applied at 3.4 lbs/A, Roundup Powermax applied at 1 qt/A, 2,4-D ester applied at 2 pint/A. Weather conditions at the beginning 3:00 p.m. sunny, 76 degrees F, 8-9 mph north west wind, 42.7 % humidity. Conditions at the end 4:00 p.m. sunny, 77.1 degrees F, 7-8 mph west wind, 38.8 % humidity.
2020-06-23 Hand trimmed vines off of poplar trees in the GLBRC G8 (2,5,3,4,1) main plots.
2020-06-04 Sprayed GLBRC Main Site G3 and third from the east in rep 6 where sorghum is planted. Plots sprayed with Dual II Magnum at 1.33 pints/A, Roundup Powermax at 1 qt/A and methylated soybean seed oil at 1.6 pt/A, and sharpen at 2 oz/A. Pre emergence application. Weather conditions 10:10 a.m. sunny 75.4 degrees F 70.9 % humidity, 5-6 mph south west wind. Weather conditions 10:50 a.m. sunny 77.8 degrees F, 68.5 % humidity, 3-4 mph south west wind.
2020-06-04 Sprayed LTER CE 3 plots, GLBRC productivity study, behind brown house, and perimeter bait crop where soybeans were planted with Valor and Roundup Powermax. Valor was applied at 3.5 oz/A Roundup Powermax applied at 1 qt/A. Weather conditions: At the start 1:00 p.m. sunny 81.1 degrees F, humidity was 56.6 % with 5-6 mph north west. End of application 2:15 p.m. sunny, 82 degrees F, humidity 55.9 %, with 4-5 mph west winds.
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