By Mark Watson
Panhandle No till Educator 

No Till Notes: 'Irrigation Rotation'


During the Panhandle No-till Partnership’s field days, practices on irrigated acres were discussed. The farms we visited have been using the standard irrigated no-till crop rotation of winter wheat, corn, dry edible beans and back to winter wheat.

Some of the producers are now including field peas as part of their crop rotation. On our farm, we have moved to a winter wheat (followed by a forage crop), dry edible bean, corn, field pea crop rotation.

We feel this rotation will be a better agronomical rotation for the crops we grow. We think the winter wheat yields will improve by planting...

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