Disc Opener Study

2019 Central Illinois Soybean 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

 

 

 

OBSERVATION

The STP disc opener attempts to create more of a U-shaped bottom to the seed trench to reduce air pockets below the seed.

STUDY INFORMATION

Planted 6/7/2019 | Harvested 10/9/2019 | Population 130,000 Seeds/A. | Row Width 30 in. | Previous Crop Corn | Tillage Fall: No-Till, Spring: No-Till | Herbicides Pre: 6 oz. Authority® First, 4 oz. Metribuzin, 1 qt. Roundup PowerMAX® Post: 4.5 oz. Anthem® Maxx, 1 qt. Roundup PowerMAX® | Insecticides Escalate® | Brand 2899X2 | Soil Type Flanagan (Silt Loam) | Soil Test Values pH 7, O.M. % 3.9, CEC 15.1 | Percent Base Saturation Ca 81, Mg 16.5, K 2.5, H 0 | Parts Per Million P 32, K 149, S 8, Zn 2.3, Mn 42, B 0.6

PRODUCTS TESTED

STP Disc Opener

 

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