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Field 3 History

   

DELTA CONSERVATION DEMONSTRATION CENTER

FIELD 3

FIELD ACRES: 36.9            SOIL TYPE: SHARKEY        

HISTORY

  • 2001: Land leveled; Excessive weed pressure; Irrigation well installed;

  • 2002:  Cotton

  • 2003:  Corn

  • 2004:  Cotton

  • 2005:  Corn

  • 2006:  Cotton

  • 2007:  Corn

  • 2008: Soybeans

  • 2009:  Corn

  • 2010:  Soybeans

  • 2011:  Soybeans

  • 2012:  Corn

  • 2013:  Soybeans

COMMENTS

No-till Furrow-irrigated and has 38 rows

2002-2010:  no tillage

Fall 2010 and Spring 2011:  disk harrowed, field cultivated, middle buster; row harrow; roller used.

Conservation Plan for field is crop rotation ; irrigation water mgt.,crop residue; organic matter increase; and monitor water leaving field

Conservation demonstrated: (1) Crop rotation impact on nematodes; (2) Monitoring water runoff to show soil loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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