Name: unknown

2005-06-01 Harvest Cut the alfalfa in treatment 6 replications 1, 2, and 3.

2005-06-02 Harvest Jimmy cut the alfalfa in treatment 6 replications 4, 5, and 6.

2005-08-22 Harvest Bob cut the alfalfa on the main site treatment 6, all replications, reps 6, 5, 3, 4, 2, and 1.

2005-02-24 Planting Seeded red clover to the main site treatment 3, all replications, reps 6, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

1991-05-02 Planting Great Lakes 482 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 25,500 plants/a (62,963 plants/ha), no starter [T2]

1990-05-29 Planting Pioneer 9272 soybeans in 8” (20 cm) rows at 190,000 plants/a (469,136 plants/ha), no starter [T1]

2005-06-29 Planting Todd seeded red clover on the main site treatment 4, all replications.

2003-05-26 Planting Planted soybeans on the main site T2 rep 6.

1990-05-28 Planting Pioneer 9272 soybeans in 8” (20 cm) rows at 190,000 plants/a (469,136 plants/ha), no starter [T2]

1990-05-01 Planting Great Lakes Hybrid 582 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 24,000 plants/a (59,259 plants/ha) [T4]

1990-04-30 Planting Great Lakes Hybrid 582 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 24,000 plants/a (59,259 plants/ha) [T3, R1-6]

2005-10-06 Harvest Keith D came down from campus and harvested the corn in the ECB and biodiversity studies. Keith also harvest treaments NT8 and the fertilized micro-plots in all replications of treatments 3 and 4 on the main site.

2003-06-20 Fertilizer Application Applied 10 gals/A of 28% N to the ECB study.

2003-07-03 Fertilizer Application Applied 30 gals/A of 28% to the ECB study.

2003-07-11 Harvest Cut all alfalfa on the main site treatment 6 replications 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

2003-08-26 Harvest Cut alfalfa in the main site treatment 6 replications 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

2002-11-01 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site east and west side of treatment 3 replications 1 and 2. The combine header chain keep coming off.

2002-11-02 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site, harvested east and west sides of treatment 3 replications 6, 3, 4, and 5.

2002-11-04 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site, harvested east and west sides of treatment 4 replications 1, and 3. Harvested the west side of treatment 4 replications 2 and 4.

2002-11-05 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site, harvested east side of treatment 4 replications 2, and 4. Harvested the west side of treatment 4 replication 5.

2002-11-07 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site, harvested east side of treatment 4 replication 5. Harvested the east and west sides of treatment 4 replication 6.

2002-10-31 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site. Harvested the east side of treatment 1 replications 3, 4, 2, 5, and 1.

2002-10-29 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site. Harvested the west side of treatment 2 replications 4 and 5. Harvested the east side of treatment 2 replications 5, 1, 6, and 2.

2002-10-28 Harvest I harvested corn on the main site today. Finished harvesting the west side of treatment 1 replication 1. Harvested only the west side of treatment 1 replications 4, 5, 2, 3, and 6. Harvested only the west side of treatment 2 replications 6, 1, 2, and 3. Bob Adams and Larry Graves (seasonal labor help at the FSC) emptied the grain truck, fixed the flat tire on the weigh wagon, and recorded grain mositure and test weight from the plots that were harvested.

2002-10-23 Harvest I started harvesting the corn on the west side of treatment 1 replication 1 on the main site. The clean grain elevator chain broke and it will be a few days before the parts will be in to have the combine fixed.

1994-05-17 Planting Pioneer 9202 soybeans in 30” (76 cm) rows at 140,000 plants/a (345,679 plants/ha) [T4]

2002-10-15 Planting I planted c. rye in treatment B16 of the biodiversity study.

2002-10-16 Observation I took corn population stand counts on the main site all replication in treatments 1, 2, 3, & 4. I took 5 random counts from the east (the side in which the harvest weights are recorded) side of the plots. The number of plants within 17.4 feet were counted to give stand counts per acre.

2002-11-13 Planting I mowed treatment B3 in the biodiversity study. I planted c. rye in treatments B3 and B4 in the biodiversity study.

2003-06-02 Harvest Cut alfalfa on the main site treatment 6 replication 1 only. We had a breakdown while cutting the alfalfa.

2003-06-03 Harvest Cut alfalfa on the main site treatment 6 replications 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

2003-05-26 Planting Planted corn in the biodiversity study. Planted Pioneer 35Y54 at 28K seeds/A. Planting depth of 1.5”

2003-07-19 Harvest Harvested the wheat plots in the biodiversity study. Collected weight of grain, percent moisture, and test weight.

2003-10-10 Harvest Harvested the soybeans in biodiversity plots.

2002-07-05 Planting Seeded Medium Red Clover to all replication of treatments 3 and 4 on the main site. The clover was applied in a 18 inch band between the 30 inch corn rows. Seeding rate was 17.8 lbs within the 18 inch band. A total of 320 lbs of clover seed was applied.

2002-07-08 Harvest Harvested all wheat plots within the biodiversity study.

2001-03-31 Planting Seeded replications 1 and 2 of treatment 6, main site, with Pioneer alfalfa.

1993-06-02 Planting Great Lakes 0361 corn at 26,00 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha) [Field 32] ******* Great Lakes 0361 corn at 26,00 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha) [Field 41]

2005-07-14 Harvest Todd harvested the wheat plots in the biodiversity study.

2005-06-24 Planting Seeded red clover on the main site treatment 3, all replications, reps 6, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

2000-10-11 Harvest Harvested soybeans from the west side to T1R1.

2000-10-14 Harvest Harvested soybeans from the east side of T2R1 and T2R6. Harvested soybeans from the west side of plots: T3R1, T3R2, T3R3, T3R4, T3R6, T4R1, T4R2, T4R3, T4R4, and T4R6.

2000-10-18 Harvest Harvested soybeans from the east side of T3R1, T3R2, T3R3, T3R4, and T3R6. Harvested soybeans from T3R5 both the west and east sides. Harvested soybeans from the west side of T4R5 and east side of T4R6.

2000-10-19 Harvest Harvested soybeans from the east side of T43R1, T4R2, T4R3, T4R4, and T4R5.

1999-04-14 Herbicide Application Applied 1.5 quart / acre Roundup Ultra as a pre-plant burndown herbicide treatment. [T6]

1999-04-26 Planting Pioneer 2547L (leafhopper resistant) alfalfa was planted. Eighteen pounds / a of seed were planted in two separate directions (9 lb/a in both directions). Replicates 1,2,3, and 4, only. [T6]

1999-04-27 Planting Pioneer 2547L (leafhopper resistant) alfalfa was planted. Eighteen pounds / a of seed were planted in two separate directions (9 lb/a in both directions). Replicates 5 and 6, only. [T6]

2000-10-12 Harvest Harvested soybeans from the east side of T1R1, entire plots of T1R2, T1R3, T1R5, and the west side of T1R6.

1999-05-09 Herbicide Application Pre-plant weed burndown treatment applied as Roundup Ultra at 1.5 qt/acre . [T2]

1999-07-02 Planting Applied crimson clover between the corn row in about 20 inch bands. [T4]

1999-07-02 Planting Applied crimson clover at 12 LB/acre (13.44 kg/ha) rate between the corn row in about 20 inch (50.8 cm) bands. [T3]

1999-10-14 Planting Applied 1.5 bushels/acre cereal rye to establish a fall cover. Crimson clover failed due to extreme drought conditons. [T4]

1999-10-14 Planting Applied 1.5 bushels/acre (100.78 kg/ha)cereal rye to establish a fall cover. Crimson clover failed due to extreme drought conditions. [T3] [Seeding?]

1998-03-01 Planting Cover crop, frost seeded Mammoth Red Clover in early March, 1998 at 12 lb/A. [T4]

1998-06-02 Fertilizer Application (first entry) Broadcasted 170 lb K/a (52 kg K/ha) K2O (0-0-60); rep 5 only; broadcasted 240 lb K/a (74 kg K/ha) K2O (0-0-60); rep 6 only [T6]

1998-06-02 Fertilizer Application (second entry) Broadcasted 170 lb K/a (52 kg K/ha) K2O (0-0-60); rep 5 only; broadcasted 240 lb K/a (74 kg K/ha) K2O (0-0-60); rep 6 only [T6]

1998-06-02 Fertilizer Application (second entry) limed 1 T/a (368 kg/ha) reps 1, 3, and 5 only;limed 2 T/a (736 kg/ha); rep 6 only [T6]

1997-04-09 Fertilizer Application Fertilized with lime. Applied 350 lb peleted lime/a (1 ton lime equivalent). Replicates 1,3,4,5, and 6 only. [T1]

1997-04-09 Fertilizer Application Applied lime 350 lb/A pelleted [T2]

1997-04-10 Fertilizer Application Fertilized with lime. Applied 350 lb pelleted lime/a (1 ton lime equivalent). Replicate 2 only. [T1]

1997-05-06 Fertilizer Application Applied Poast Plus (2.0 pt/acre) [T6]

2002-05-15 Planting Planted corn in all replications of treatment 8 on the main site. The variety of corn planted was Pioneer 35Y54. Seeding rate was 28K seeds/A. Fertilizer: No fertilizer was applied to treatment 8.

2002-05-15 Planting Planted corn in all replications of treatments 3 and 4 on the main site. The variety of corn planted was Pioneer 35Y54. Seeding rate was 28K seeds/A. Fertilizer: No fertilizer was applied to treatment 4. Treatment 3 had liquid starter fertilizer (19-17-0) at a rate of 12 gals/A applied at planting 2 inches to the side and 2 inches below the seed row.

1997-06-17 Mechanical Weed Control Sprayed 2.0 pt/A Poast Plus in a 12” band over the row for grass control. [T3]

1997-10-21 Planting Planted Pioneer 2552 hard red winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at 2.5 Bu/a (168 kg/ha), 7.5” (19 cm) rows; reps 1-6. [T2]

1997-10-22 Planting Planted Pioneer 2552 hard red winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at 2.5 Bu/a (168 kg/ha), 7.5” (19 cm) rows; reps 1-6. [T1]

1997-06-11 Planting Plant Pioneer 2552 Hard Red Winter Wheat. Replicate 5 only. [T3]

1997-10-24 Planting Plant Pioneer 2552 Hard Red Winter Wheat. Replicate 6 only [T3]

1996-03-07 Fertilizer Application Applied 100 LB K/acre (112 kg K/ha) K20 as Potash (0-0-60) Replicate 2, only [T2] This should be 200 lb/acre of 0-0-60 = 100 lb/acre K2O (sven)

1996-05-13 Herbicide Application Pre-plant weed burndown treatment applied as Roundup UltraTM (Glyphosate) at 1 qt/acre (2.3 L/ha). [T2]

1996-06-26 Fertilizer Application Banded Buctril Gel in 12” (30.1 cm) spray bands at 0.5 pt/acre (0.6 L/ha) (one nozzle on each side of row) replicates 1,2,3,4, and 6, only [T3]

1996-07-23 Insecticide Application Dimate insecticide applied at 1 pt/acre (1.17 L/ha).for Leaf Hopper control. Replicates 1-6 [T6]

1996-10-25 Soil Preparation T2R5 and 6, only [Harvested corn]

1996-10-28 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T3R6, T4R6]

1996-10-31 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T4R5, T1R5, T1R6, T3R5]

1996-11-01 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T4R2, T4R4, T3R2, T3R4, T1R4, T2R3, T2R4]

1996-11-02 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T1R1, T2R2]

1996-11-03 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T4R1, T1R2, T1R3, T3R1, T2R1]

1996-11-04 Harvest [Harvested corn] [T3R3, T4R3]

1995-06-02 Fertilizer Application (first entry) limed 1 T/a (368 kg/ha) reps 1, 3, and 5 only; limed 2 T/a (736 kg/ha); rep 6 only [T6]

1995-06-02 Fertilizer Application (first entry) limed 1 T/a (368 kg/ha) reps 1, 3, and 5 only; limed 2 T/a (736 kg/ha); rep 6 only [T6]

1994-10-12 Planting Planted Chelsea soft white winter wheat at 2.5 bu/a (168 kg/ha), 7.5” (19 cm) rows; reps 1, 2 only [T2]

1992-06-03 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted K2O (0-0-60) at 100 lbs K/a (112 kg K/ha) [T6]

1991-10-09 Planting Planted Augusta wheat at 2.5 bu/a (168 kg/ha) onto ridges, 7.5” (19 cm) rows [T3, T4]

1991-10-14 Planting Augusta wheat was seeded at 2.5 bu/a (168 kg/ha) in 7.5” (19 cm) rows [T3, T4]

1990-03-20 Planting Seeded creeping red fescue in poplar trees as cover crop to control soil erosion. Rate 28.6 lbs/a (32 kg/ha) [T5, R1-6] [Seeding?]

1989-04-24 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 1 only [T5]

1989-04-26 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 5 only [T5]

1989-04-28 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 2 only [T5]

1989-05-02 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 4 only [T5]

1989-05-03 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 3 only [T5]

1989-05-04 Planting Planted poplar tree cuttings; rep 6 only [T5]

1989-08-25 Planting Spot seeded poor stands, ”Big Ten” alfalfa at 12 lbs/a (13 kg/ha) [T6]

1988-11-08 Planting Wheat was seeded using Augusta at 2 bu/a (134 kg/ha) in 8” (20 cm) rows [T3, T4]

1996-05-14 Fertilizer Application Apply 25 lb Starter N/acre (28 kg/ha) (28-0-0) UAN [T3]

1999-05-14 Fertilizer Application Applied 25 LB (28 kb/ha) Starter N/acre as 28% v/v UAN. [T2]. Keyed in during the aglog conversion as 29 gallons of 28-0-0. It should have been 8 gal, yielding 25 lb/acre of N.

2002-10-11 Soil Preparation In the biodiversity study I field cultivated (twice) the plots that will have winter wheat planted in them. I planted winter wheat in all treatments that will have wheat this year within the biodiversity study (treatments B5, B8, B11, B17, B20). Seed variety was Pioneer 25R37 soft red winter wheat. This variety had 11K seeds/lb. Seeding rate was 200K seeds/A.

2001-10-04 Soil Preparation Chisel plowed the wheat plots in the biodiversity study. Field cultivated the same plots with a 12 ft glenco. Planted Pioneer 25R26 soft red winter wheat into the same plots. Drill setting was on 41. Meter on drill indicated that I planted 1.9 acres. A total of 6 bags of seed were used.

2000-05-24 Fertilizer Application Applied potash (0-0-60) at (80 lbs/A) to the 2,4-D and Entomology studies. [2 studies] Not sure which tractor was used. Not sure if this was applied using and Gandy air seeder or spinner spreader?

1999-04-20 Fertilizer Application Applied 0.8 ton lime/acre (1.79 Mg / ha) across all six replicates. [T2]

1998-08-21 Harvest Cut hay [T6]

1997-02-01 Harvest Trees removed in February, 1997. (Cut and removed from plots). [T7]

1996-05-13 Planting Planted Pioneer 3573 Corn Hybrid at 26,000 seeds/acre (64,198 seeds/ha) on 30” (76 cm) centers. (Starter UAN was NOT applied). No fertilizer or pesticide applications are done to this treatment. [T4] {{PL: Cultivated TRT 4 (sw-ne)}}

1994-05-20 Planting Pioneer 9202 soybean in 8” (20 cm) rows at 200,000 plants/a (493,827 plants/ha) [T2]

1997-05-07 Mechanical Weed Control Apply Roundup (2 quarts/acre) and 2,4-D Ester (1 quart/acre) with 17 lb/acre ammonium sulfate as a burn-down treatment for perennial control. Mainly, quackgrass and dock control. [T3]

1997-05-17 Mechanical Weed Control Pre-plant herbicide burn-down treatment using Glyphosate prior to planting. Replicated 2,3,4,5, only. [T2]

1997-05-20 Mechanical Weed Control Pre-plant herbicide treatment mixture of Broadstrike Dual (2.25 pt/A and Canopy (3oz/A). [T2]

1997-05-20 Mechanical Weed Control Pre-plant herbicide burn-down treatment using Glyphosate prior to planting. Replicated 1 and 6 only. [T2]

1993-05-14 Planting Great Lakes 450 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 26,000 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha) [T3]

1993-05-14 Planting Great Lakes 450 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 26,000 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha), no starter [T4]

2003-05-19 Planting Planted corn in the N-rate studies. Planted Pioneer 35Y54 corn, Lorsban insecticide was applied in a T band at planting.

2003-10-02 Harvest Mick harvested the soybeans in the lysimeter field today.

2002-06-28 Fertilizer Application (first entry) Applied 28% N to both N-rate studies. Applied 120 lbs N (40 gals/A) to the Bt study.

2002-06-28 Fertilizer Application (second entry) Applied 28% N to both N-rate studies. Applied 120 lbs N (40 gals/A) to the Bt study.

1995-05-21 Mechanical Weed Control Pre-Plant Incorporated (PPI) (field cultivate incorporated), herbicide IMMEDIATELY prior to planting. Applied Broadstrike + Dual (Flumetsulam + Metolachlor) 2.25 pt/A and Canopy 3 oz/A. [T1]

2001-09-05 Planting Planted clover crop in the wheat stubble of the biodiversity study. I sure I used the JD 6400 tractor and JD 750 no-till drill to seed the clover.

1993-07-05 Fertilizer Application Applied 85 lb N/a (95 kg N/ha) [Field 41]

1993-07-05 Fertilizer Application Applied 70 lb N/a (78 kg N/ha) [Field 32]

1997-07-11 Harvest MSU Dairy Bunker@KBS [T6]

1997-08-21 Harvest MSU Dairy Bunker@KBS [T6] [third cutting]

1997-06-11 Harvest MSU Dairy Bunker@KBS [T6]

1997-06-10 Harvest MSU Dairy Bunker@KBS [T6]

2003-05-21 Planting Planted corn in the ECB study. Refer to the protocol for the corn varieties and insecticide used. We think that Lorsban Insecticide was used, but not sure the rate? We would have applied the Lorsban at the ‘labeled rate’.

1989-07-03 Mechanical Weed Control Broadcasted 1 pt/a (1 l/ha) 2,4-D (post-emergence) ester, 20 gpa carrier [T2]

1990-05-08 Mechanical Weed Control Burndown, 2 qt/a (5 l/ha) Roundup, 20 gpa [T2]

1992-05-15 Mechanical Weed Control Burndown, 2 qt/a (5 l/ha) Roundup, 20 gpa [T2]

1992-08-20 Mechanical Weed Control Spot treated quackgrass with 2 qt/a (5 l/ha) Roundup, 20 gpa [T3]

1993-10-18 Fertilizer Application Spot treated areas that were missed with 2 qt/a (5 l/ha) Roundup, 10 gpa carrier [T6]

1996-05-13 Mechanical Weed Control {{PL: Sprayed Roundup Ultra TRT 2 (no till) MS across all six replicates. Sprayed Roundup Ultra to Rep NT. Sprayed Gene transfer plots w/ roundup ultra.}}

1993-05-07 Planting Great Lakes 450 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 26,000 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha) [T1]

1993-05-07 Planting GL 450 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 26,000 plants/a (64,198 plants/ha) [T2]

1992-06-10 Planting Replanted Pioneer 9272 soybeans in 8” (20 cm) rows at 190,000 plants/a (469,136 plants/ha); rep 5 only [T2]

1992-05-19 Planting Pioneer 9272 soybeans in 8” (20 cm)rows at 190,000 plants/a (469,136 plants/ha), no starter [T2]

1992-05-18 Planting Pioneer 9272 soybeans in 8” (20 cm)rows at 190,000 plants/a (469,136 plants/ha), no starter [T1]

1991-06-15 Planting Replanted w/ Great Lakes 220 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 25,500 plants/a (62,963 plants/ha); rep 1 and 2 only; This was due to herbicide injury [T2]

1991-06-15 Planting Replanted with Great Lakes 220 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 25,500 plants/a 62,963 plants/ha). This was due to herbicide injury; rep 1 and 5 only [T1]

1991-05-21 Planting Pioneer 9202 soybeans in 30” (76 cm) rows at 140,000 plants/a (345,679 plants/ha) [T3, T4]

1991-05-03 Planting Great Lakes 482 corn in 30” (76 cm) rows at 25,500 plants/a (62,963 plants/ha), no starter [T2]

1989-05-22 Mechanical Weed Control {{PL: Sprayed selected plots of the Vetch Mgt study with either 1 pound a.i./acre or 2 pounds a.i./accre Gramoxone (paraquat). We drove the sprayer 2 mph instead of the usual 4 mph to apply 40 gallons of water per acre with each pound of chemical. To apply 2 pounds a.i. on a plot we simply made two passes.}}

1996-06-27 Fertilizer Application {{PL: Applied 140 lb n to Vetch m s.}}

1996-07-09 Mechanical Weed Control {{PL: (entry 2) Sprayed Roundup Ready Soybeans in the Roundup Study West of the Gene Transfer Plots. Sprayed Roundup Ultra at 30 oz / A. Sprayed Rotation Entry Point TRT 1 and 2 Soybeans with 1/4 oz Pinnacle, 7 oz/A Assure II, and NIS at 4% V/V. Spot sprayed some grassy areas in the Lysimeter field with Poast at 1 quart/A.}}

1996-09-13 Fertilizer Application {{PL: Applied 2,4-D amine to the Gene Transfer Plots on the LTER. Got rid of poplar chips left in bags along side the poplar trees.}}

1996-08-30 Fertilizer Application {{PL: Applied 2,4-D amine to the Gene Transfer Study. All went well.}}

1996-08-16 Fertilizer Application {{PL: Applied 2,4-D amine to the gene transfer study. Applied 1x, 10x, and 100x rates across two replicates. Figured that 1x = 2.3ml/5L, 10x=23 ml/5L, and 100x = 230 ml/ 5 L. Left about 3:30 pm. Feel like getting the Flu.}}

1994-04-22 Planting {{PL: Finished seeding alfalfa on LTER main site treatment 6 reps 2-6. }}

1995-05-29 Harvest {{PL: <Action>Lysimeter area; Cut alfalfa on the lysimeter plot area. }}

1993-05-18 Harvest {{PL: <Action>Vetch management; Mowed corn stalks in all ridge and no-till treatments with bush hog mower. Conventional till treatments were disked and then field cultivated with cultipacker attached also. Planted all treatments with GL 450 at 26,000 plants/a. Dyphonate was added to aid in rootworm control. }}

1993-07-22 Harvest {{PL: <Action>Rotation Study; Harvested alfalfa treatment 3b with crummy harvester thing. Weights were taken for yield and moisture. All reps harvested. Harvested area was 300 sq ft. }}

1993-08-19 Planting {{PL: <Action>Vetch management; Applied vetch cover crops to all plots. Used hairy vetch at a rate of 38 lbs/a. }}

1993-05-17 Planting {{PL: <Action>Rotation; Planted ridges on rotation study to corn using GL 450 at 26,000 plants/a. Treatments 1b, 3c, 3e, and 4a were planted for all reps.}}

1994-05-02 Fertilizer Application {{PL: (entry 1) Applied potash (K20) on Lysimeter field and 2,4-D study at rates of 150 and 200 lbs/acre reps. }}

1994-05-02 Fertilizer Application {{PL: (entry 2) Applied potash (K20) on Lysimeter field and 2,4-D study at rates of 150 and 200 lbs/acre reps. }}

1988-11-17 Harvest {{PL: After a couple of quick tries which were aborted due to wet grounds (we need a big tarp for this study) today we harvested the soybeans in the Rotation Study. Soil was still too wet really but we needed to get the crop off if we are to plant wheat where required. Due to time constraints no yield samples were taken. }}

1988-05-13 Planting {{PL: The appropriate plots of the Rotation Study were planted to corn following the above tillage as follows: Great Lakes Hybrid GL 599 at 24,300 seeds/acre (none: starter fert, herbicide, insecticide).}}

1989-06-21 Planting {{PL: Today we replanted the small area of alfalfa on, and around, the new drainage lysimeter.}}

1998-04-20 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) at 50 lbs N/a (56 kg N/ha) [T1, T2]

1996-06-15 Mechanical Weed Control Banded Buctril Gel in 12” (30.1 cm) spray bands at 0.5 pt/acre (0.6 L/ha) (one nozzle directed over the row) replicate 5, only [T3] {{PL: ...with 1/2 pt Buctril Gel, 2/3 oz Accent and 1/4% Non Ionic Surfactant (Activator 90). Used 8001 E nozzles with a band width of 10 inches and 20 gal carrier. Noticed Leaf Burn from Buctril GEL on TRT 1 and 2 main site. TRT 1 had more burn than TRT 2.}}

1989-05-17 Mechanical Weed Control {{PL: The poplar trees in Paul/Horwath's Tracer study were sprayed today exactly as the Main Site trees. It should be noted that the first of these trees, which were planted on May 12, were already beginning to pop buds, just slightly. We sprayed them anyway and hopefully this will not cause any damage. 1.0 quarts/acre Goal; 1.5 quarts/acre Lorox; 1.5 quarts/acre Princep; 20 gallons/acre water.}}

1998-04-20 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted 25 lbs N/a (x kg N/a) as ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) [T3]

1995-04-17 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) at 50 lbs N/a (56 kg N/ha) [T1, T2]

1995-04-20 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted 30 lbs N/a (34 kg N/a) as ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) [T3]

1990-04-30 Fertilizer Application Broadcasted ammonium nitrate at 25 lbs N/a (28 kg N/ha) [T3, R1-6]

1993-07-06 Fertilizer Application {{PL: <Action>Vetch Management; Applied fertilizer (34-0-0) at a rate of 120 lbs N/a. Applied fertilizer to all plots.

1993-06-30 Fertilizer Application Main Site; Application of Ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) was started for LTER. Treatments 1, rep 1 and 2 were applied before rain interrupted application. Rates used were right at the recommended rate of 75 lbs N/a.

1999-06-29 Fertilizer Application Applied 78.3 LB (87.7 kg/ha) ammonium nitrate (34-0-0) / acre. Nitrogen [T2]

1997-04-10 Fertilizer Application Fertilized with potassium and phosphorus. Applied a mixture of K20 and P205 to equal 50 bu/A soybean yield goal: 100 lb K/acre as Potash K20 (0-0-60) and 40 lb P as P205 (spread pre-plant). Nitrogen: none [T1]

1997-04-10 Fertilizer Application Applied K and P in accordance to MSU recommendations. Applied 100 lb K/acre as Potash K2O (0-0-60) and 40 lb P as P2O5/A. Nitrogen: none. [T2]

2002-07-01 Fertilizer Application Fertilized: Applied nitrogen to all replications of treatments 1 and 2 on the main site. The nitrogen was applied in the form of liquid 28%. We tried to apply 120 lbs N/A (40 gals/A). The actual amount of nitrogen applied was 111 lbs N/A. A total of 1,050 gals of 28% was used. The weight of 28% is 10.67 lbs/gal.

1993-05-14 Fertilizer Application starter N applied along side of row using 25 lbs N/a (28 kg N/ha) of 28% N [T3] {{PL: <Action>Low input, Zero input; Planted treatments 3 and 4 on main site. FL 450 was planted at 26,000 plants/a with the Buffalo planter using ridges. Ridges were shaved off quite a bit in hopes of covering up some of the grass present. Liquid starter (28-0-0) was applied to treatment 3 for all reps at a rate of 25 lbs. /a. A total of 110 gallons of 28-0-0 was applied to all 6 replications. Density of 28-0-0 is 9.91 lbs/gal. }}

2010-04-05 Fertilizer Application Fertilizer Spreader (RENTAL in fert cost), Custom mix 25 lbs P2O5 + 60 lbs K2O

2000-10-20 Fertilizer Application Leon Hayward applied 1.1 ton/A of lime to Replication 6 only, treatments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6. Yes the lime was applied to treatments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 (only the field crop plots); but was only applied to rep 6. The other replication did not need any lime at this time. Lime was also applied to the lysimeter field at the rate of 1.1 ton/A. Lime was applied by Leon Hayward (a custom lime applicator from Vicksburg, MI (616) 649-2024). Equipment used: spinner truck owned by Leon Hayward.

2008-06-18 Planting Jerry Stewart, from Native Connections, Three Rivers, MI, www.nativeconnection.net, planted CE11, all reps, on June 18, 2008. This treatment was planted by hand. All equipment was owned and operated by Native Connections. , Native Connections (Jerry and one assistant) planted all remaining treatments, all reps, in the CE study on June 19, 2008. He planted the switchgrass and matching GLBRC and LTER CE treatments with the JD tractor and drill. The remaining treatments were planted by hand. All equipment was owned and operated by Native Connections.

2009-05-04 Planting Planted corn variety Pioneer 35F40 – RR/LL/Bt w/Poncho1250 at the rate of 34,000 sds/ac; starter fertilizer 5-14-42, 100 lbs/ac

2009-05-18 Planting Planted corn variety Dairyland 2200 - RR at the rate of 175,000 sds/ac, 15” rows

2009-04-10 Planting Planted soybean variety InVigor 8440 - LL at the rate of 5 lbs/ac prev.crop max ~ 40 lbs

2009-05-15 Planting Oat Cover crop (5/15/09): Forage Plus (4 bu/ac)

2010-04-29 Planting Planted corn variety Dekalb DKC52-59 – RR/Bt at the rate of 34,000 sds/ac in G1.

2010-04-29 Planting Planted corn variety Dekalb DKC52-59 – RR/Bt at the rate of 34,000 in G3.

2010-05-06 Planting Planted corn variety Pioneer 92Y51 at the rate of 175,000 sds/ac, 15" row, in G4.

2010-04-05 Planting Planted soybean variety InVigor 8440 - LL at the rate of 6lbs/ac in G2.

2010-05-10 Planting 5/10/2010: southern 30’ of each plot, rhizomes placed 4-6” deep

2010-05-27 Fertilizer Application Applied 34-0-0 at the rate of 60 lbs N/ac to G2

2010-04-14 Fertilizer Application Applied 0-0-60 at the rate of 150 lbs/ac to 102

2010-04-14 Fertilizer Application Applied 0-0-60 at the rate of 75 lbs/ac to 203 and 307.

2010-05-27 Fertilizer Application 50 lbs N/ac – E 75’ to G5

2010-05-27 Fertilizer Application 50 lbs N/ac – E 75’

2010-04-21 Fertilizer Application 560lbs/ac -> 190 lbs N/ac

2010-05-27 Fertilizer Application 50 lbs N/ac – E 75’

2010-05-27 Fertilizer Application 50 lbs N/ac – W 15’

2008-05-09 Planting Planted corn variety Dekalb 5259 RR at the rate of 34,000 sds/ac in G1 and G2

2008-05-09 Planting Planted Pioneer 92M40 RR; 5/9/2008 160-170,000 sds/ac; 6/4/2008 – interseed 70,000 sds/ac Seed treatment cruzer max: applied to seed 61oz/25lbs seed (seed corn maggot)

2008-05-09 Planting Planted Dekalb 5210 RR at the rate of 6 lbs/ac in G4

2008-06-24 Planting Planted cave in rock; 6/24/2008: landpride broadcast seeder with truax attachments

2008-05-12 Planting 5/12/08 - 5/13/08 30"x30": 6970 plts/ac

2008-05-29 Fertilizer Application 160 lbs N/ac (46-0-0)

2008-04-21 Soil Preparation dolomitic limeston (80-89): 4 ton/acre

2008-05-10 Mechanical Weed Control burndown: glyphosate, 5/1/08 pre-emerge: Dual II Magnum 1.5pt/ac 5/21/2008 post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-05-10 Mechanical Weed Control burndown: glyphosate, 5/1/08 pre-emerge: Dual II Magnum 1.5pt/ac 5/21/2008 post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-05-10 Herbicide Application cruzer max: applied to seed 61oz/25lbs seed (seed corn maggot) burndown: glyphosate, 5/1/08 pre-emerge: Dual II Magnum 1.5pt/ac 5/21/2008 post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-05-10 Herbicide Application cruzer max: applied to seed 61oz/25lbs seed (seed corn maggot) pre-emerge: Dual II Magnum 1.5pt/ac 5/21/2008 post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-05-10 Herbicide Application helix: seed coating (insecticide) burndown: glyphosate, 5/1/08 post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-05-10 Herbicide Application helix: seed coating (insecticide) post-emerge: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08

2008-07-01 Herbicide Application burndown: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08 mowed (rotary): 3-6” 8/6/08 flail Chopped: ~6” 8/28/08

2008-06-10 Herbicide Application pre-emerge: Dual II Magnum 1.5 pt/ac 5/21/2008 broadleaf-post: 2,4-D ester at 8oz/ac 7/3/2008 -> 1/10 ton of biomass at time of application

2008-07-10 Herbicide Application burndown: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08 mowed (rotary): 3-6” 8/6/08 flail Chopped: ~6” 8/28/08

2008-06-16 Mechanical Weed Control 6/16/08 - Scepter 5.6 oz/ac

2008-07-10 Mechanical Weed Control burndown: Honcho plus (glyphosate 24oz/ac) + AMS 17lb/100gal carrier 6/17/08 mowed (rotary): 3-6” 8/6/08 flail chopped: ~6” 8/28/08

2011-05-06 Planting Planted variety Dekalb DKC52-59 – RR/Bt at rate of 34,000 sds/ac. Applied starter-fertilizer 5-14-42 at rate of 100 lbs/ac

2011-04-13 Planting Planted canola at rate of 6 lbs/ac

2008-05-09 Planting Planted NM6; 8'x5': 1065 plts/ac

2008-06-04 Planting Planted Pioneer 92M40 RR, 6/4/2008 – interseed 70,000 sds/ac