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Assessing winter wheat stands for winter survival


March 23, 2019
By Field Crop News

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Winter wheat can often be found to survive short freeze thaw events throughout the winter. However, there are concerns about crop damage and survivability, particularly in those fields that were planted late last fall and those fields that were covered in ice for prolonged periods.

Joanna Follings, cereals specialist with the Field Crop Unit of Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), breaks down what growers should be looking out for when walking the fields and making assessments for winter survival. | READ MORE