Disc Opener Study

2019 Central Illinois Corn Disc Opener Study

  • Central IL

The purpose of this study is to determine what effect different disc openers have on emergence and yield.

 

2019 RESULTS

 

 

2019 PLANT AND ROOT EVALUATIONS

 

 

 

OBSERVATION

The STP disc opener helped create a good seedbed that improved emergence and final stands.

STUDY INFORMATION

Planted 6/3/2019 | Harvested 10/23/2019 | Population 34,000 Seeds/A. | Row Width 30 in. | Previous Crop Soybeans | Tillage Fall: No-Till, Spring: No-Till | Herbicides Pre: 1 qt. Roundup PowerMAX®, 1.5 qt. Atrazine, 5.6 oz. Corvus® Post: 1 qt. Roundup PowerMAX®, 1 pt. Atrazine, 3 oz. Laudis® | Insecticides Escalate® | Starter 10 gal. 28-0-0 2x2 | Total Nitrogen 190 units as UAN | Brand 6049SX | Soil Type Flanagan (Silt Loam) | Soil Test Values pH 7.1, O.M. % 5, CEC 19.3 | Percent Base Saturation Ca 77.8, Mg 19.9, K 2.3, H 0 | Parts Per Million P 60, K 174, S 9, Zn 2.3, Mn 38, B 0.7

PRODUCTS TESTED

STP Disc Opener

 

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