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Six things that make a difference to a winter wheat crop

Ken Gross, an agronomist with the Western Winter Wheat Initiative, shares practices that can impact the success of a winter wheat crop in Manitoba Agriculture's CropTalk.


August 30, 2018
By CropTalk

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Gross’ “Six things that make a diferent to a winter wheat crop” include:

  • Stubble height matters – the higher, the better the chances of the crop overwintering.
  • Selecting the right genetics 
  • Seed shallow
  • Seed heavy
  • Seed treatments
  • Focus on fertility – applying nitrogen at the right time.

Gross continues to breakdown how each of these factors makes a different in winter wheat. | READ MORE