High Temperature Planting, Sesame, Canola, Wheat,
Double Crop Soybeans, Confection Sunflowers,
SRS and Winter Canola report.
Following Yields Jump in rotation with winter canola
and side dressing TAPPS of winter canola.
High Temperature (80 to 100 degrees F) planting of crops like Winter
Wheat, Winter Canola require SRS.
Stop the tillage
with Seed Row Saturation on Chemfallow.
Get the consistent 95% stand in 4 days.
High Temperature planting of spring crops like Sesame and Double
crop soybean in late June or early July.
Sesame should not
be seeded if
soil temperature is less than 70 degrees
F at the 4 inch depth.
Notation of Soil Science and Plant Propagation.
June 16, 18
Report from Abilene, Kansas, Talmadge area…Split fields comparing
with Winter Canola in rotation.
conditions. Very low rainfall in the growing season since October (
2 inches)….Winter Wheat yields jumped almost 135% to 145% in side by
side field strips with previous crop Winter Canola as compared to
soybean previous crop.
leading the rotation allows the following winter wheat crop to
improve yields at least 10 bushels in the 38 bushel per acre range.
Most likely winter
wheat was able to harvest more moisture and nutrients with a
stronger root system. Winter Canola helped in the suppression of
nematodes and allowed more moisture to penetrate into the soils as
confirmed by the University of Idaho.
upcoming at Colby, KS, Dec. 5, 2018.
Improving Agricultural Economics with a change in rotation.
Raising a crop that has demand.
In the United States,
Winter Wheat producers must overcome wind and water erosion in their
About 90% of the erosion in the PNW is coming from Winter Wheat
Many producers just don’t understand where the problem is coming
The plant breeders and engineers have found a solution.
It is often difficult to get a good stand. Moisture is always a
problem, too much or too little.
Is the Winter Wheat crop genetically prone to not compete in the
Is the Winter Wheat not vigorous enough to out compete the
Perennial wheat would really help.
poor stand and seeding very deep results in Wind Erosion at Hugoton,
This is the heart of the Great Plains Dust Bowl of the Dirty
The good topsoil is gone.
Deep seeding for moisture in
deep furrow tillage system.
A good waste of soil every time. This techniques goes back more than
Planted at 1
inch depth without water injection on a Chemfallow system at
Seed Row Saturation or water injection will allow for 95% stands in
4 days at 90 degrees F planting temperatures.
New seed sensor technology
using a 10 eye sensor resolves the need for seed problem. Winter
Canola and sugar beets share similar problems requiring a special
memory based multi-sensory capable of
reading 180,000 population at less than 3% variation as reported by
Erron Frank of Kirk, Co.
The cover of the
cropland with winter canola will dead stop wind erosion in SW
Kansas. Winter Canola early and warm soil seeding date allows rapid
advancement of the crop.
A good stand of Canola on 20 inch spacing with a planter. Winter
wheat fields that adjoin this field did not have a good fall stand.
Row spacing at 20 inch in early
November at Hugoton. Hornet.
great SW Kansas fall start and fall cover for winter at Rattler’s
Corner, Hornet Variety from Rubisco.
The 20 inch planter spacing shown with Hornet as Max McClure becomes
a Canola farmer’s son.
and Advanced Hybrid crops with no herbicide labels requires even
emergence to beat weeds.
This Seed Row Saturation system leverages the crop to germinate it
also works in Organic farming.
has a good future with SRS. Dale Bathurst at Abilene, Talmadge, KS.
An early June
planting of Sesame at Talmadge, Abilene, KS.
SRS in row at 40 gallons was barely adequate to produce this
The recommended per acre rate is 50 to 65 gallons per acre on 30
must emerge together. And it obvious the emergence was not quite
uniform at 65% of required flow rate.
established Sesame with SRS. Emergence in 4 days at 65%.
A low end rate of 40 gpa shown.
For sure 50 to 65 gallons per acre
Seed Row Saturation is required with soil temperatures above 70
Adequate water must be applied to have all plants emerge in 4 days.
A western phenomena of raising crops from the Missouri River to the
In western areas it may not rain for 50 days after planting in the
Herbicides and growth regulators require even and uniform emergence.
Cotton is another crop that respond to SRS. Cost is about $6.50 per
The Germination Trigger.
How do get a No-till stand in Kansas Soybean production.
Saturation, Soybean Production. SRS reviewed at 20, 30, 40 and 50
gallons per acre of seed row water saturation with a 20 inch Deere
What rate of water makes the difference in June Planting of
Soybeans on sandy, high pH, eroded soils of the Great Plains?
At Wagon Bed Springs, Along the Cimarron River of SW Kansas.
Right here within just a few hundred feet, is where Jedediah Strong
Smith, famous mountain man and guide, was murdered by the Comanche
Indians in 1831.
The Dry Trail of the Santa Fe in the background.
Sandy and eroded Dust Bowl soils, with very low CEC are observed in
the pivot corner in the foreground.
Machinery is required, 2,500 gallon trailer tank, and PD pumps with
a good manifold and delivery method. Exactrix SRS tubes help.
to set up, Looking Glass manifolds allow sectional control….application
at 1% CV is critical for new germination materials like ZnSO4 and
Dual tubes required at 65 gallons per acre on 20 inch spacing. No
splashing on the planter is allowed with MGPA.
pumps from Exactrix require less than 3 to 5 gallons per minute of
hydraulic flow. The hydraulic flow control valve is key to using
very little oil flow so the planter hydraulic circuits can work
Exactrix systems do not use
Pulse Width modulation, the Exactrix hydraulic system is the
standard of the industry Load Sense with Pressure Compensation
circuits. A power head valve is required to reduce oil flow to 3
gallons nominal per minute.
Exactrix uses four cylinder pumps that are usable on 30 to 50 foot
planters at maximum 50 gallons per minute.
The six cylinder pumps are useable on 40 to 80 foot planters at 70
gallons per minute and 108 gallons per minute.
Glass Manifolds handle high water flows and.
Allow sectional control. Line
filters can be installed but are not normally required. Large final
filters are not required so long as recommended stimulants, and
certain commercial fertilizers are used. The manifolds offer 1% CV
of application with visual indication of flow.
required to make even and non-splashing delivery.
About 8 miles
from our SRS, Sesame, field experience with Dale Bathurst is the
The first 5
star general of the US Army, General Eisenhower, “The Man from
He was a rank of captain for 12 years due to the Great Depression.
He was well prepared by General Fox, Pershing and McArthur.
He rose to highest rank due to his Operation Torch outstanding
leadership where he defeated Rommel’s Africa Corp.
Operation Overlord was recognized as his greatest achievement and
resultant highest regards for the success of D-Day.
Rated in 2018 as our 5th greatest POTUS.
Military Life helps, 22 previous presidents had military careers of
which 9 were generals in the US Army.
In his class form West Point of 1915, 59 generals evolved. The 1915
class is “the class the stars fell on”.
Your 5 star General
of No-till Farming has these comments about No-till Winter Canola.
Guy J Swanson.
NH3 Efficiency Experts
Exactrix Global Systems.