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2008 KY Yield Contests

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Cultural Practices of the Champions

Kentucky Champion,
No-Till

Kentucky  Champion, Tillage

Area 1 Champion

Area 2 Champion

Area 3 Champion

Area 4 Champion

Name

Elkin Farms

Chris Kummer

Abe & Joe Miller

Pasture Belt Farms

Corn Silks Farms

Reding Farms

Wheat Yield (Bu/A)

130.61

124.56

120.07

114.7

128.58

118.75

County

Warren

Simpson

Todd

Daviess

Logan

Larue

Variety

Pioneer 25R63

Pioneer 25R63

Pioneer 25R35

Becks 122

AgriPro Branson

AgriPro Branson

Planting Date

10/16/2007

11/ 3/2007

10/9/2007

10/2/2007

11/1/2007

10/16/2007

Row Width (inches)

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

Harvest Date

6/19/2008

6/19/2008

6/25/2008

6/19/2008

6/20/2008

6/18/2008

P2O5/Acre

150

69

0

92

60

100

K2O/Acre

150

90

0

120

60

120

Fall N/Acre

0

27

0

36

23

20

Late Winter N/Acre

44

54

60

60

45

100

Early Spring N/Acre

55

43

50

50

45

0

Total N/Acre

99

124

110

146

113

120

Chicken Litter

3 tons

Herbicides

Harmony

Harmony

Harmony

Harmony

Harmony

Glyphosate + Harmony

Fungicides

Tilt

Proline + Folicur

Proline + Headline

Proline

Tilt + Quilt + Folicur

Tilt + Proline

Insecticides

Warrior

Warrior

Warrior

Cruiser, Tombstone

Warrior

Mustang

Tillage

No-Till

Disked twice

No-Till

Disked twice

No-Till

No-Till

 

 

Category

Number of Entries*

 

 

Category

Number of Entries*

1.

Date Planted

 

 

October 1-9

8

October 10-20

18

a

October 21-30

3

November 1-15

5

b

November 16-30

 

2.

Test Weight (lbs/bu)

 

 

56.0-57.0

5

57.1-58.0

3

58.1-59.0

5

a

59.1-60.0

11

60.1-61.0

4

b

61.1-62.0

5

3.

Row Width (inches)

 

 

7

1

7.5

29

a, b

8

1

15

1

Broadcast

2

 

4.

Seed Rate (lbs/acre)

 

 

120 or less

7

120-150

16

a, b

151-180

8

200 or more

 

1.5 million seed/acre

1

 

325 seeds/sq. yard

1

 

 

 

 

5.

Tillage Used

No-Tillage

17

a

Disk x1, 2, or 3

15

b

Chisel + Disk

1

Ripper + Disk

1

 

 

6.

Herbicides Used

 

 

2,4-D

1

Glyphosate

2

Gramoxone Inteon

1

Harmony

30

a, b

Osprey

2

Sencor

1

Touchdown

1

8.

Insecticides Used

 

 

Cruiser

2

DiSyston

3

Mustang Max

17

Silencer

1

Tombstone

3

Warrior

10

a, b

 

7.

Fungicides Used

 

 

Folicur

1

Folicur + Headline

6

Folicur + Proline

2

b

Folicur + Proline + Headline

1

Folicur + Quilt

1

Folicur + Tilt

1

Headline

3

None

1

Proline

7

Proline + Folicur + Dividend

1

Proline + Headline

3

Proline + Tilt

1

Quilt

1

Tilt

3

a

Tilt + Quilt

1

9.

Fertilizer

 

 

P2O5 (lbs/A)

0

12

20-59

7

60-70

8

b

75-99

2

100 or more

5

a

 

 

 

Fertilizer

 

 

K20 (lbs/A)

0

13

1-59

2

60-70

3

71-80

3

81-90

5

b

91-120

5

121 or more

3

a

 

Nitrogen Applied

 

 

N at Planting (lbs/A)

0

16

a

1-14

2

15-20

3

21-25

4

26-30

4

b

31-40

3

41 or more

1

*a refers to state champion for no-till; b refers to state champion for tillage.

 

 

Nitrogen Applied

 

 

Total N (lbs/A)

89 or less

6

90-100

8

a

101-110

3

111-120

3

121-130

6

b

131-140

1

141-160

5

161-180

181 or more

2

 

Split N in Spring

 

 

1st Split Date

Feb. 1-14

5

Feb. 15-29

13

a, b

Mar. 1-15

Mar. 16-30

1

2nd Split Date

Mar. 1-14

2

Mar. 15-30

11

a

Apr. 1-15

4

b

Apr. 16-30

2

 

 

Split N in Spring

 

 

1st Split N (lbs/A)

1-39

1

40-50

11

a

51-60

6

b

61-70

1

71-100

2

 

2nd Split N (lbs/A)

40-50

13

b

51-60

3

a

61-80

2

81-99

1

100

2

 

Single N in Spring

 

 

Date Applied

January

1

February

3

March

7

April

1

 

 

Single N in Spring

 

 

Single N (lbs/A)

59 or less

1

60-70

5

71-99

2

100-110

4

 

Manure

 

 

Chicken Litter, 3 tons/A

4

 

*a refers to state champion for no-till; b refers to state champion for tillage.

 

 

 


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