Name: Kemper harvester / tractor / weigh container

2021-10-04 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.

2021-10-05 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.

2021-10-06 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.

2021-10-22 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.

2021-11-05 Harvest Harvested GLBRC G2, G3, and G6 micro-plots (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Todd Martin harvested the BCSE G2, G3, and G6 micro-plots in 2021. Equipment Used: JD 6140R tractor using the 7.6 ft wide Kemper head and weigh container. The middle 7.6' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board scale indicator. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in paper bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication.

2022-10-24 Harvest Harvested GLBRC BCSE G4, G5, G7, G9, and G10 micro-plots (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication.

2022-10-25 Harvest Harvested GLBRC BCSE G2, and G6 micro-plots (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication.

2022-10-21 Harvest Harvested Lux Arbor MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2022-10-02 Harvest Harvested Escanaba MI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2022-10-04 Harvest Harvested Rhinelander WI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2022-10-05 Harvest Harvested Hancock WI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2022-10-11 Harvest Harvested Lake City, MI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-10-09 Harvest Harvested Escanaba MI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-10-02 Harvest Harvested Hancock Wi MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-10-03 Harvest Harvested Rhinelander WI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-10-18 Harvest Harvested Lake City MI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-11-03 Harvest Harvested GLBRC BCSE G4, G7, G9, and G10 micro-plots (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication.

2023-11-07 Harvest Harvested GLBRC BCSE G3, and G5, and G6 micro-plots (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication.

2023-11-02 Harvest Took yield of Switchgrass variety trial with Kemper / Wintersteiger harvest weigh system. Harvested center 7.5 feet of each plot. Took grab samples for moisture.

2023-10-31 Harvest Harvested Lux Arbor MI MLE G5, G6, G7, G9, and G10 (fertilized and non-fertilized plots). Harvested with JD 6140 tractor using the 7.5 ft wide Kemper head and custom biomass weighing system. The middle 7.5' of each micro-plot were harvested. Plot weights were obtained from the on-board Mettler Toledo scale. Cutting height of plant stubble was 4-6 inches. Grab samples from each rep was placed in burlap bags, weighed for wet weight and placed in plant dryer and will be reweighed to determine percent moisture for each treatment and replication. Remaining standing crop was then harvested.

2023-11-07 Harvest Harvest the middle 7.5 feet of all but late plated plots. Josh collected a subsample for moisture and hand sampled quadrats from late planted plots.