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The Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center is located near Columbia City in Whitley County (Philip C. Walker, superintendent). Boyer sandy loam on a 2-6% slope is the site of the 1996 and 1998 seeded trials. The studies were harvested only two times this year due to dry weather conditions.

The Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center is located near Columbia City in Whitley County (Philip C. Walker, superintendent). The 1994 seeded trial was conducted on a Rawson sandy loam on a 2-6% slope. A Boyer Sandy Loam on a 2-6% slope is the site of the 1996 seeded trial.

Year Trial Planted Columbia City
NEPAC
1999 99-01
1998  
1997  
1996 96-99
1995  
1994 94-97

Normal average daily temperature and deviation from normal.

Columbia City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Normal 23.4 26.5 36.4 49.2 59.8 69.3 72.8 71.0 64.5 52.9 40.2 28.9
1995 4.6 0.5 3.6 -4.2 -3.8 0.7 0.2 5.0 -3.2 0.6 -6.2 -4.9
1996 -0.9 0.1 -4.6 -3.8 -2.9 -0.5 -4.1 0.7 -0.8 4.2 -6.2 0.1
1997 -4.4 4.5 1.6 -5.2 -6.8 -0.3 -0.8 -3.0 -1.5 -0.9 -2.2 3.1
1998 8.6 10.5 2.6 0.8 5.2 -0.3 -1.8 1.0 2.5 1.1 1.8 15.1
1999 -0.4 6.8 -2.4 1.6 3.1 1.8 4.4 -2.4 -0.7 -1.4 2.0 2.3
2000 0.0 7.4 7.3 -0.4 2.3 -1.0 -2.4 -1.0 -2.1 2.5 1.9 -11.8
2001 0.1 -2.9 2.9 -2.9 -1.8 1.8 0.8 -0.3 3.1 0.1 -8.9

Total monthly precipitation (inches) for Columbia City, IN

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