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Soil organic matter on the prairies – a dwindling resource
Eighteen prairie surface soils (representing cultivated and uncultivated coarse-, medium-, and fine-textured soils) from the Brown, Dark Brown, Thin Black, and Gray Soil Zones were analyzed for changes in total carbon, ...
Swift Current rotation study after 12 years – yield, protein, and N uptake
This study was established in 1966 by the late Dr. W.S. Ferguson and Mr. C. Hank Anderson on Wood Mountain loam (Orthic Brown Chernozem) on land that had been in a cereal cropping system since 1922. The main objectives ...
Effect of seeding date on yield and quality of winter wheat (cv. Norstar) grown on stubble and chemical fallow in south western Saskatchewan
Winter wheat (cv. Norstar) was seeded at one site (clay loam stubble) in 1984-85, and three sites (clay loam stubble and chemical fallow, sandy loam stubble, and heavy clay stubble) in 1985-86 and 1986-87. Conditions were ...
An evaluation of seed drills with various openers for seeding winter wheat in southwest Saskatchewan
Four seed drills were evaluated for seeding winter wheat in South West Saskatchewan. Furrow opener types were the Swift Current zero-till offset disc, an air-seeder with Dutch banding knives, the Swift Current zero-till ...