** Name:**
Kemper harvester / tractor / weigh container

**Description:**A Kemper chopper head (7.5 ft cutting width) mounted to the front of a John Deere 6140 tractor with a custom built weighing container mounted to the back 3 pt hitch of the tractor.

2014-10-09 Harvest harvested treatments 5, 7, 9, 10, 11 with Kemper harvester. harvested two passes on split treatments (9), and 4 passes on non split treatments. cut to height of 6 inches. took subsample for moisture correction and analysis. removed the rest of the plot when finished. did not harvest miscanthus, still green and growing.

2014-10-21 Harvest harvested treatments 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 with Kemper harvester. harvested two passes on split treatments (9), and 4 passes on non split treatments. cut to height of 6 inches. took subsample for moisture correction and analysis. removed the rest of the plot when finished. the miscanthus was very yellow and starting to turn brown. much of the biomass in treatment 9 & 11 to short for harvester.

2014-11-05 Harvest harvested treatments 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 with Kemper harvester. harvested two passes on split treatments (9), and 4 passes on non split treatments. cut to height of 6 inches. took subsample for moisture correction and analysis. removed the rest of the plot when finished. the miscanthus was very yellow and starting to turn brown. much of the biomass in treatment 9 & 11 too short for harvester.

2014-12-04 Harvest took yield of miscanthus to height of 6", 4 passes down middle of plots, took subsample for moisture and analysis. removed what was left. miscanthus plants very brown, and ground frozen, with a little snow.

2015-10-15 Harvest used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G9, G10. two passes per each split plot, plus N and no N, plot weight take, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis.

2015-10-16 Harvest used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G9, G10. two passes per each split plot, plus N and no N, plot weight take, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2015-11-03 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. two passes per each split plot, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester.Cut height, 6 inches.

2015-11-10 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2016-10-19 Harvest used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. two passes per each split plot. Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2016-10-25 Harvest used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. two passes per each split plot. Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2016-11-11 Harvest used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot. Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2017-10-31 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G7, G9, G10. Two pass per each split plot(7.5'), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2017-10-13 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2017-10-17 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2017-10-23 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6. Two pass per each split plot(7.5' per pass), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2017-11-08 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G6. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G6 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches

2017-10-09 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields. One pass per each plot(7.5'), Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction. Cut height, 6 inches

2018-10-24 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields. One pass per each plot(7.5'), Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction. Cut height, 6 inches

2018-10-22 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), half pass for G5, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-10-16 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), half pass for G5, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-10-26 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), half pass for G5, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-11-08 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), half pass for G5, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-11-12 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), half pass for G5, plus N and no N, Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-11-13 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2018-10-16 Harvest Put survey markers at the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2018-10-26 Sampling Put survey markers at the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2018-10-22 Sampling Put survey markers at the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2018-11-08 Sampling Put survey markers at the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2018-11-12 Sampling Put survey markers at the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2018-10-24 Sampling GPS marked the 4 corners of the rainout shelter. Removed rainout shelter from plot. Marked out the 8'X8' center under the rainout shelter, and a 6'X10 square out side the rainout shelter (see map for location). With hedge clipper, cut and weighed in trash can all material inside the square. All material then run through Kemper chopper and a sample collected.

2019-10-28 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2019-10-25 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2019-10-14 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2019-10-07 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2019-10-09 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass per each split plot(7.5'), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2019-10-25 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields. Plots cut back on East side of plots, for a plot length of 30 feet(40 feet on previous years). One pass per plot(7.5'), Plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction. Cut height, 6 inches

2020-10-05 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass(except trt 5, 32 feet) per each split plot(7.5' width), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2020-10-06 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass(except trt 5, 32 feet) per each split plot(7.5' width), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2020-10-08 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass(except trt 5, 32 feet) per each split plot(7.5' width), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2020-10-13 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass(except trt 5, 32 feet) per each split plot(7.5' width), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.

2020-10-20 Harvest Used Kemper harvester/weigh system to take yields on treatments G5, G6, G7, G9, G10. One pass(except trt 5, 32 feet) per each split plot(7.5' width), plot weight recorded, and subsample taken for moisture correction and lab analysis. G5, G6, G7, G9, G10 plots cleared off with Kemper harvester. Cut height, 6 inches.