2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting
July 29-August 1, 2012
Spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L., excluding durum wheat) was harvested on 5.35 million ha of 3 croplands in the United States in 2011, with 89.1% occurring in the northern Great Plains (NGP) 4 states including North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Montana had the 5 highest percentage of spring wheat acreage (31.3%) among all spring wheat production states 6 (USDA-NASS, 2011a). The 2007 Agricultural Census showed that about half of the spring 7 wheat acreage in Montana was under a continuous spring wheat production system while the 8 other half was in a two-year spring wheat-fallow system. Most of this spring wheat area (95.4%) 9 was rain-fed.
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Zhiming Qi, Patricia N. S. Bartling, Jalai D. Jabro, Andrew W. Lenssen, et al.. "Simulating Dryland Water Availability and Spring Wheat Production under Various Management Practices in the Northern Great Plains" Dallas, TexasASABE Annual International Meeting
Iss. 12-1338471 (2012) p. 1 - 33
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