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No Till Notes: 'Predicting Yields'


Last week I wrote about the abundant moisture we have received in our area the past fall and so far this spring. I’ve also been tracking field pea and winter wheat yields over the past several years along with annual precipitation. I like to do this to see how our various dry land crops perform regarding the precipitation we receive during the growing season. Moisture is almost always the main limiting factor in crop production yields in our area.

I use moisture received from the 1st of October through the end of June the following year to measure moisture available for field peas. We pla...

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