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.
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