Closing Wheel Study - High Speed

2021 Ohio Corn Closing Wheel Study - High Speed

  • Ohio

The purpose of this study is to determine what effect different closing wheels have on plant emergence and yield. Normal planting conditions were targeted in this study.

 

2021 RESULTS

OBSERVATION

Closing wheels and closing wheel systems are important for high-speed planting and typically provide even higher returns when compared to more typical planting speeds.

STUDY INFORMATION

Planted 6/1/2021 | Harvested 10/15/2021 | Population 34,000 Seeds/A. | Row Width 30 in. | Previous Crop Soybeans | Tillage Fall: In-Line Rip, Spring: Strip-Freshener | Herbicides Pre: 2 qt. Atrazine, 5.6 oz. Corvus®, 1 qt. Roundup PowerMAX® | Insecticides Escalate® | Starter 10 gal. 28-0-0 2x2x2 | Total Nitrogen 190 units as UAN | Brand 5909AM™* | Soil Type Miamian-Eldean (Silt Loam) | Soil Test Values pH 6.8, O.M. % 2.7, CEC 12.5 | Percent Base Saturation Ca 61.8, Mg 32.2, K 3.0, H 3.0 | Parts Per Million P 21, K 146, S 4, Zn 1.8, Mn 50, B 0.5

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