2013 and 2014 Double Crop Yields
|Crop response to planting date at Lewiston-Woodville during 2013 and 2014 under irrigation. Wheat, corn, grain sorghum, and soybean yield in bushels/acre. Cotton in pounds lint/acre. Peanut in pounds farmer stock/acre.|
|Approximate Planting Date||2013||2014||2013||2014||2013||2014|
|Corn (April 18), Cotton and Peanut (May 2), Grain sorghum (May 14), Soybean (May 16)||–||–||160 a||113 b||1320 a||102 a||78 a||3600 a||52 a|
|Corn (May 15), Cotton and Peanut (May 22), Grain sorghum (June 6), Soybean (June 6)||–||–||134 b||132 a||1220 a||82 b||78 a||3500 a||47 b|
|June 17 (all crops after wheat)||–||–||94 c||67 c||530 b||79 b||27 b||3000 b||39 c|
I will provide more details later on. Peanut yields are disappointing but peanut was in strip till and the years were relatively wet.
Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut Note (PNNC-2014-150)