This trial has been repeated at the Monmouth Learning Center over the last three years to compare different tillage practices and to examine their impact on corn yield.
|Location||Monmouth, IL||Planting Date||4/25/19|
|Soil Type||Silt Loam||Harvest Date||10/9/19|
|Previous Crop||Corn||Potential Yield (bu/acre)||250|
|Tillage Type||Various||Seeding Rate (seeds/acre||36K|
In 2019, the conventionally-tilled plots underperformed compared to vertical tillage and strip tillage by 8.4 bu/acre and 2.8 bu/acre, respectively. These results were similar to previous years at the Learning Center (Figure 1).
Factors such as weather, soil type, or field topography may influence results. Consult your local Field Sales Representative or Technical Agronomist for recommendations for your farm.