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Cultural Practice Summary

Cultural Practice Summary
Management Factor Entries Bu/A %H2O Population %Down %Barren
Cultivation  
No 75 164.7 21.5 25853 4.1 2.8
Yes 15 173.6 21.3 26483 3.8 3.2
Row Spacing (inches)  
30 73 170.0 21.8 26376 4.5 3.1
34 1 160.9 24.5 26535 1.3 2.3
36 5 143.9 21.5 23927 2.1 3.5
38 13 152.2 20.4 24305 1.5 1.9
Tillage  
Minimum 45 165.0 21.6 25996 3.3 3.2
Conventional 23 160.6 22.3 24847 5.1 2.4
No-till 18 172.4 21.2 26889 4.5 3.1
Ridge 1 156.7 23.8 27762 0.0 4.2
Average all club members 93 165.4 21.6 25936 3.9 2.9
  • Average N applied (lb/A) (does not include manure and previous crop credits): 125
  • Average starter fertilizer rate (lb/A): 185
  • Percentage of fields recieving a sidedress N application: 56%
  • Average sidedress N application: 100
  • Percentage of fields recieving a row insecticide:
    Previous Crop
    corn 70.0%
    alfalfa/hay 30.0%
    soybeans 50.0%
    wheat, barley 28.0%
  • Percentage of fields recieving a planter box seed treatment: 57%
  • Average planting depth: 1.7
  • Corn acres grown by participants: 17148

Figure 1 1998 Corn Club

Figure1. The graph reflects the use of the soil insecticides reported in the Club.

Figure 2 1998 Corn Club

Figure 2. The distribution of the most popular pre-emergent herbicides applied to Corn Club fields.

Figure 3 1998 Corn Club

Figure3. The distribution of the most popular post-emergent herbicides used in the Corn Club.

Figure 4. There was a wide variation in the number of trips made across Corn Club fields.

Figure 4. There was a wide variation in the number of trips made across Corn Club fields.