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Winter wheat planting starts

Sept. 15, 2016 - As the remains of harvested, dried and brown alfalfa basked in the summer sunshine on Gerald Janssens dairy farm, neighbour Fritz Jaspers made his way around the field with a combine seeder to plant winter wheat.

Jaspers laid down more than four metric tons of AAC gateway winter wheat seed on 24 hectares of Janssens land.

This particular variety is recommended by agriculture researcher Tarlok Singh Sahota, after three years of testing at the Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station. The seed was proven to give the highest grain yield amongst all winter wheat varieties. | READ MORE.


September 15, 2016
By The Chronicle Journal

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