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643. Baker, V.W. and I.P. Swanson. 1962. Economic effects of a grass-legume rotation in Palouse wheat-pea area.. WA Agr. Expt. Sta. Circular #183.
Farms using a grass-legume rotation show important economic advantages over other farms in comparison of 5 year data from 3 pairs of Palouse farms. T: Amount of cropland by type of crop. Average annual crop production. Cost inputs and income per cropland acre. Calculated erosion losses.

1219. Caplan, A.J.. 1986. Cost return and relative soil loss comparisons of alternative tillage systems.. MS Thesis.
Minimum tillage is less expensive than conventional. No-till is most expensive due to high chemical inputs. In the low precipitation zone, minimum till was 1.19 times less expenxive than conventional. Annual peas/wheat in high precip. zone was 1.5 times less expensive with min-till than conventional.

4465. Michalson, E.L. and I.A. Noteboom. 1966. Resource requirements, costs and expected returns for alternative crop and livestock enterprises, Palouse wheat-pea area.. WA Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #671.
A series of spread sheets. Shows wheat following green manure to be most profitable crop operation, and sow & 2 litter to be most profitable livestock operation. Dry pea seed with alfalfa is next most profitable crop. T: eg. Cost and returns for: wheat following grains, peas, green manure; pea seed with alfalfa; peas following alfalfa; lentils following grain; steer feeding; cow & clf; sow & 2 litter; ewe & lamb.

4474. Michalson, E.L.. 1964. Machinery costs and performance data for wheat-pea farms in the P. WA Agr. Expt. Sta. Circ. #437.
T: Estimated costs for trucks and tractors. Performance and cost data for tillage, harvesting implements.

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