Field 5 Kuusiaita

Basic information about the field

Area: 1,54 ha
Soil type: humus rich sandy loam

The soil type on the field is stable. The field is partly very steep and borders from the east side to ditch Riuskanoja. On the west side of the field, there is a high spruce fence, which creates shadow.

Crop rotation

2023 Silage grass
2022 Intercropping (cereal crops+grass seed)
2021 Fava bean, Louhi

Research and experiments

2022 Intercropping

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Cultivation procedures

Silage grass
14.6.2023 Silage harvesting, bales, 2521,07 kg ka/ha
25.7.2023 Silage harvesting, bales, 3358,93 ka ka/ha

A lush vegetation in June.
The second harvest was in July.

Cultivation procedures


15.5.2022 Evening the ground with harrow
16.5.2022 Fertilizer, slurry cow manure 20 tn/ha
17.5.2022 Harrowing
18.5.2022 Sowing: Oat Matty 150 kg/ha, barley Leijona 80 kg/ha, grass seed mixture Retu 30 kg/ha
23.5.2022 Rolling
26.8.2022 Threshing, yield 3600 kg/ha


In the growing season 2022, intercropping of two grains (oat and wheat) was tested on the field.
More information from the information card.

16.6.2022 Intercropping Leijona wheat and Matty oats, where oats are predominant. A good-looking growth. Pretty dense. A bit of weed pressure, but not too bad. The clover and alfalfa sown below have already started to grow. The vegetation is perhaps a little too dense for hay seed.

Cultivation procedures

Fava bean, Louhi

13.-14.5.2021 Harrowing twice with goosefoot harrow
14.5.2021 Sowing: fava bean, Louhi 300 kg/ha
6.8.2021 Threshing, yield 1257 kg/ha
18.9.2021 Fertilizer, slurry cow manure 15 tn/ha
21.10.2021 Plowing


Cultivation procedures

Barley, RGT Planet
5.5.2020 Fertilizer, slurry cow manure + vinasse 34 tn/ha
5.-6.5.2020 Harrowing, goosefoot harrow
7.5.2020 Sowing, barley RGT Planet
4.6.2020 Harrowing the weeds, sowing white clover 2 kg/ha, crimson clover 2 kg/ha, a bit of lace phacelia
21.9.2020 Threshing, yield 3299 kg/ha
21.9.2020 Collecting straws
4.10.2020 Plate harrow

26.5.2020 Barley has started growing well due to the warm weather

Yield map 2020

Fertility analysis 27.11.2020:

Sampling line 2020

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

2019 Silage grass
2018 Oat, Matty
2017 Spring wheat, Amaretto
2016 Silage grass
2015 Perennial pasture grass, protection zone commitment started 2015
2014 Perennial pasture grass
2013 Perennial pasture grass
2012 Perennial pasture grass
2011 Perennial pasture grass
2010 Barley NFC Tipple and grass seed (red fescue Camilla, English rye-grass Riikka, meadow fescue Kasper, tall fescue Retu, timothy grass Tammisto and Kentucky blue grass Baron)