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7722. Young, D., A. Chaudhry, and F. Xu. 1987. Price, yield, gross returns, and harvested acres time series for crops in Washington state, Whitman County, and the Columbia Basin.. Agr. Economics Staff Paper AE 87-1.
This is the most recent compilation of crop price and yield data. Most tables report data back to the early 1950's.

7786. Engel, R., L.E. Welty, R. Lockerman, J. Bergman, G. Kushnak, L. Prestbye, and J. Sims. 1987. Annual legumes and cereal grain rotations in Montana.. Montana AgResearch 4(3):1-4.
Montana researchers examined the performance of several grain legumes (dry pea, chickpea, lentil) and their effect on a subsequent barley crop. Dry pea production was the highest. A subsequent barley crop rsponded to added N fertilizer at three out of six sites. Barley yields following legumes were generally equal to or greater than yields following fallow. The annual legumes contributed to soil N and reduced the fertilizer N needed to reach maximum yield by 40-55 lb N/ac when compared to recrop barley. This translated into savings of $10-14/ac for fertilizer N.

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