GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Agronomic Field Log and Activity Reports — GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment

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Log of the agronomic activities on the GLBRC sites. See here for an interactive version

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Experiment dataset. Baseline and general data for the GLBRC Experiments.


Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: October 2007 to November 2019
Dataset: GLBRC083
Datatable ID: GLBRC083-001.82
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
obs date Date of the Observation
site site
comment The observation or operation that was perfomed

Data Excerpt

obs_date site comment
2023-05-12 KBS Planted corn in the Main Site GLBRC G1 treatment all replications (5, 1, 2, 3, & 4). Equipment used: Planted with JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety Planted: Pioneer P0306Q seed corn Seed Rate: 32,000 seeds/acre. Planting depth: 1.75 inches. Pioneer P0306Q has a relative maturity of 103 days and is Roundup ready corn 2 and liberty link tolerant. Also has above and below ground traits (herculex extra, agrisureRW, Yield gard corn borer protection). Full fungicide, Insecticide, Nematicide seed treatment. Fertilizer Applied at Planting Time (starter fertilizer): Applied 16.5-16.5-0-2.9 liquid fertilizer at 16.3 gallons/acre. Fertilizer weighed 11.25 lbs per gallon. 16.3 gals/A of 16.5-16.5-0-2.9 supplies 30.25 lbs N/A, 30.25 lbs P205/A, 5.3 lbs of sulfur per acre. Zinc was added to the starter fertilizer and supplied 0.2 lbs/A of zinc. The fertilizer was placed 3 inches to both sides of the seed trench and about 1/2" to 1" down.
2023-04-10 KBS Fertilize plots with 54 lbs. potash, 72 lbs. urea, 0.5 lbs. Borosol 10, 0.16 lbs. TitanXC, 72 lbs. AMS, 101 lbs. MES10 per acre
2023-04-03 KBS Sprayed BCSE G5 with Glyphosate to kill cool season grasses before switchgrass emergence.
2022-11-10 KBS Drill VNS rye and 3 lbs. camelina cover crop.
2022-11-10 KBS Ethan Rocklin mowed corn stover in G1 main plots: Reps 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5. 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 5410 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.
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