Field 10 Nummilohko

Basic information about the field

Area: 9,62 ha
Soil type: Humus rich coarse sand

Field is fairly even and clearly shaped. It is partially located on ground water area, which is setting some limitations for the fertilizers.

Crop rotation

2022 Silage grass
2021 Silage grass
2020 Silage grass

Research and experiments

Extra fertilizer for grass (Soilfood)
Observation lanes for grass (Naturcom)

202220212020Soil samplesCrop rotation

Cultivation procedures

Silage grass
10.5.2022 Fertilizer, spreading on surface, potassium sulfate 200 kg/ha
19.5.2022 Harrowing the weeds
13.6.2022 Harvesting silage grass, yield 1400 kg dm/ha
28.7.2022 Harvesting silage grass, yield 1200 kg dm/ha

Autumn fava bean experiment, Augusta
10.8.2022 Sowing, batch 11, 20-60 pcs/m2
10.8.2022 Sowing, batch 13, 20-60 pcs/m2
19.8.2022 Sowing, batch 6, 30-60 pcs/m2
19.8.2022 Sowing, batch 9, 30-60 pcs/m2
30.8.2022 Sowing, batch 2, 60 pcs/m2
30.8.2022 Sowing, batch 5, 60 pcs/m2
9.9.2022 Sowing, batch 1
9.9.2022 Sowing, batch 3

26.9.2022 Observation, photos

Autum canola experiment, Legato
2.8.2022 Sowing, stripe 1, 100 pcs/m2
10.8.2022 Sowing, stripe 2, 100 pcs/m2
19.8.2022 Sowing, stripe 3, 100 pcs/m2

Cultivation procedures

Silage grass
19.4.2021 Raking the grass
5.5.2021 Sowing the fertilizer stripe (6 m wide), 111 kg/ha (Soili 1-0-18-11)
11.6.2021 Harvesting silage, yield 3873 kg dm/ha
21.7.2021 Harvesting silage, yield 1856 kg dm/ha
17.-18.9.2021 Harvesting silage, yield 991 kg dm/ha

Field scanning: Nummilohko

21.7.2021 Aerial image with drone, grass lanes
3.9.2021 Observation lanes
3.9.2021 Alfalfa having good growth

Perennial silage grass
Fertilizer, Soilfoor Boost NK vinasse 2 tn/ha (about 2 ha area)
14.6.2020 Mowing
14.6.2020 Swathing
14.6.2020 Harvesting silage
26.-29.6.2020 Irrigation
30.7.2020 Harvesting silage, yield 2002 kg dm/ha
19.6.2020 Harvesting silage, yield 1465 kg dm/ha


22.05.2020 COLOR-index image. Seven grass lanes can be detected from the image and there are clear differences in growth.


29.5.2020 Growth


14.6.2020 The best yield of the first feed harvest came from the block Nummilohko

23072020 different sowing mixtures can clearly be seen, especially at the north end.

Fertility analysis 26.11.2021:

Vocabulary for reading fertility analysis:

Numero= number
Peruslohkotunnus= basic field id-number
Nimi= name
Maalaji= soil type
Multavuus= type of humus
Johtoluku= electrical conductivity
Kationinvaihtokapasiteetti= cation exchange capacity
Kalkitustarve= need for liming
Suositeltava kalkituslaji= recommended lime type
Hehkutushäviö= annealing loss
NIR skannaus= NIR scanning
Yksikkö= unit
Tonni= ton
Vapaavalintainen= free choice

Field Nummilohko sampling lines 3-6:

Soil NIR-analyysi (26.11.2021), line 5

2019 Oat (protective crop)
2018 Fava bean, Kontu
2017 Spring rapeseed, Proximo
2016 Inter cropping barley Steif, oat Matty and collector plant