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
2022-03-10 Wheat top dress with steam bar nozzles. 28F-34F wind out of the west at 5 mph.
2021-11-11 Ryan Anthony flail mowed corn stover in G1 main plots: Reps 5, 4, 2, 3, & 1. Corn stover was mowed into windrows so that they could be bailed. The 6 rows (15 ft) in the west micro-plots of each rep were not mowed. Equipment Used: JD 7420a tractor and Loftness 15 ft Draper Windrower Shredder. Joe Simmons bailed corn stover with Krone 1270 square baler. Equipment Used: JD 7520 tractor with Krone 1270 square baler. Equipment Used: JD 7420b tractor (with loader) was used to move/load bales. Equipment Used: Dodge truck and gooseneck trailer were used to move and weigh bales. Portable scale was put on the rear of gooseneck and bales were place on scale to obtain weight. Bales were taken to KBS Dairy Center to be used for bedding for the cows.
2021-11-11 Planted wheeler rye in GLBRC Main Site treatment G3 plots all replications (3, 5, 4, 1, 2). Seeding rate: 105.3 lbs/A. Bushel/ Acre= 1.88 Drill setting 32.5 2nd door notch
2021-11-09 Soil Finished twice in G1 and H1, and once in no-cover control plots in 85
2021-11-09 Drill whale wheat at 155 lbs. per acre.
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