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Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains

Wendell C. Johnson

Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains

by Wendell C. Johnson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stubble mulching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wendell C. Johnson
    SeriesCircular / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 860, Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 860.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25517451M
    OCLC/WorldCa14393436

    Bulk much prices. Order mulch online. Bulk mulch, including colored, hardwood, Pine bark, Cedar, Cypress, and other wholesale mulch options by the cubic yard. Delivery available. Dryland farming is practiced in the semiarid American Great Plains and Canadian Prairies whereby the soil is cultivated in ways that conserve precious moisture. For generations European Americans coming to the Great Plains of North America labored to squeeze the most out of a land often short on rainfall.

    Mennonites were some of the first to move West and to begin farming on the Great Plains. They were Russian Protestant groups. Exodusters moved West to escape sharecropping and own land for themselves. They were paid little for their hard work farming and they fell into debt. John Solomon Lewis stated that "I one day said to the man I rented [land] from: 'It's no use, I works hard and raises. In agriculture and gardening, mulch is a protective cover placed over the soil to retain moisture, reduce erosion, provide nutrients, and suppress weed growth and seed germination. Mulching in gardens and landscaping mimics the leaf cover that is found on forest floors. Materials used as mulches vary and depend on a number of factors. Use takes into consideration availability, cost, appearance.

    Evapotranspiration and soil moisture-fertilizer interrelations with irrigated grain sorghum in the southern High Plains by Jensen, Marvin Eli, ; Sletten, Willis H., joint author. control of water erosion (3, 4). The practice of farming with residue on the surface is called stubble-mulch farm­ ing. Stubble-mulch farming is a year-round system of managing plant residues so that the soil surface is pro­ tected at all times against erosion hazards (6). It is very.


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Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains by Wendell C. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stubble-mulch farming by an improved subtillage tool on plots of a silty clay loam of the Pullman series produced, under the prevailing erratic rainfall conditions, higher yields of wheat than tillage by the one-way or the mouldboard plough. Increased grain yields appeared to be due to a depressed nitrification as expressed in the decreased straw-grain ratio and protein content of the wheat Author: W.

Johnson. Get this from a library. Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains. [Wendell C Johnson; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. Full text of "Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains" See other formats Historic, archived document Do not assume content reflects current scientific knowledge, policies, or practices 7 Circular No.

August Washington, D. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Stubble-Mulch Farming on Wheatknds of the Southern High Plains 1 By Wendell.

In more humid areas of the Great Plains and in the Pacific Northwest, there may be substantial decreases in grain yield with stubble mulching. These yield reductions with stubble mulch tillage are apparently due to decreased nutrient availability, particularly nitrogen, inadequate weed control, or a combination of both by: The southern region of the Western High Plains ecology region contains the geological formation known as Llano Estacado which can be seen from a short distance or on satellite maps.

From east to west, the High Plains rise in elevation from around 1, feet ( m) to over 7, feet (2, m).Area:sq mi (, km²) . Nitrogen fertilization was more important than tillage system in determining sorghum and wheat yields in wet years.

In dry years, N‐fertilized stubble mulch treatments had the lowest yields. Since conversion to either stubble mulch or no‐till inorganic C levels under both systems have continually increased. Live In His Blessings Epub Book Get Pdf Book Jan 24 Download Stand Firm With Gods Power Inread Stand Firm With Gods Power In Mulch Farming On Wheatlands Of The Southern High Plains Classic Reprint 3 Pdf The Diary Of The Other Health Freak 4 Read Family Violence Legal Medical And Social Rebel Mamas Handbook For Cool Moms Advances In.

Grain production was more than twice as great with sorghum than with wheat, due to greater biomass production and a 33% greater harvest index. Although wheat is the major dryland crop in the Southern High Plains, sorghum seems much better adapted to the region's predominant pattern of late spring‐summer rainfall.

These words by the former chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Soil Conservation Service corroborate the attitude of many persons regarding the potentials of this practice for conserving soil and water resources, not only in the United States, but also in.

Two in-situ water harvesting techniques were compared with traditional and conservation agricultural practices for two consecutive rainy seasons, /05 and /06, to study the effect of soil surface formation techniques on yield and yield components of maize in the North of Gadaref State.

to erosion. Stubble mulch farming is extensively practiced in the Great Plains because it manages plant residues so the soil surface is protected and is thus one of the most effective conservation practices available today to control ero­ sion and conserve moisture in the semi-arid climate.

Information is presented on (a) re­. Full text of "Stubble-mulch farming on wheatlands of the southern High Plains" See other formats Historic, archived document Do not assume content reflects current Sunflower Stubble Mulch.

A clear example of such poor soil management was the Dust Bowl Era. While it was the inevitable drought from to that ultimately led to the Dust Bowl, the soil quality was worsened due to. Stubble-mulch farming is a year-round way of managing plant residues on cropland.

Harvest- ing, cultivating, seedbed preparation, and plant- ing are all done so as to leave residues of the pre- vious crop on top of or near the surface of the soil until after the next crop is seeded. Such residues reduce the impact of raindrops on the soil surface.

Stubble Mulch The blade plow or sweep plow, a common tillage implement in the High Plains, cuts weeds at the roots and leaves most of the residue anchored at. Johnson WC () Stubble mulch farming on wheatlands of the Southern High Plains. US Department of Agriculture/Circular US Government. 1. Introduction.

Water is the main factor limiting dryland farming in the Southern High Plains of the United States due to low and variable precipitation (Baumhardt et al.,Jones and Popham,Lascano, ).Typically, 70% of the annual precipitation in this region occurs during the summer growing period of May–October (Unger and Pringle,Baumhardt et al., ) but it is.

Loyd R. Stone's 71 research works with 1, citations and 7, reads, including: Dryland Corn and Grain Sorghum Yield Response to Available Soil Water at Planting.

- Farming families had to move from areas, like New England, where farmland had become scarce and too expensive. - Descendants of earlier pioneers were some other settlers in the Midwest. - The Exodusters were a South African American group that also moved to the Great Plains.

Sevierville / s ə ˈ v ɪər v ɪ l / is a city in and the county seat of Sevier County, Tennessee, located in Eastern population at the United States Census according to the census estimate.

(Bottom) A similar fi eld on adjoining farm after the same rain where wheat was seeded with mulch cover. No gullies were formed here. High plains o(western Nebraska. Stubble Mulch in a wheat-Fallow System In regions where alternate wheat and fallow is a common practice the stubble-mulch .The experts at Southern Mulch can help you find the products to fit.

Tips For Making The Most of Your Mulch. For a more attractive landscape design, follow these steps before applying mulch: Clear the entire mulch areas of weeds, leaves and grass.

If you are enlarging your landscape onto an established lawn, be sure to strip the grass completely.Summary of research experience with stubble-mulch farming in the western states. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A W Zingg; Charles J Whitfield; United States.

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