“16 Little Bolts, 1 Big Frustration!”

The Wheat Team has stepped up their game this summer and has purchased a JD 750 no-till drill. The Drill is intended to help in seed production to plant small acres of high pedigree seed as well as support our local dealer network with planting demonstration plots that include our varieties. The moral of the story is that pre-work equipment checks and calibration are important at the start of each planting season. Read more to find out what happened with the 750’s maiden voyage! Read More

Start Clean, Stay Clean

Start Clean, Stay Clean has always been The Wheat Teams recommendation for weed control in winter wheat. With more and more glyphosate resistant weeds and noxious weeds spreading across the province, getting ahead of them and controlling these weeds in the fall is imperative the be successful with your 2020 wheat crop. Read more to find out what The Wheat Team is recommending. Read More

Agricorp “Ready to Help”

It’s been very cold and exceedingly wet, and the wheat does not like it. The amount of termination will be the largest in a generation. Many long term members in the industry can not recall a year when it has ever been this bad. Once in a generation, and hopefully not for another very long time. READ HERE to see how Agricorp fits in to the equation. Read More

Change is Never a Bad Thing

New construction, new varieties and new opportunities. Change is a good thing and over the past 40 years, C&M Seeds has come to accept and embrace it. Soft & Hard Red winters, and new hard red spring varieties will keep you ahead of the next challenge that presents itself. Check out what we are working on over the winter. Read More

“What does $7.00 wheat mean to your farm operation?”

“I can’t make enough money growing wheat…” is a very frequent challenge we get from growers at meetings and farm shows. We could not disagree more! There have been some real opportunities in place right now for forward focused Ontario Wheat Growers to lock in some profit. Cal Whewell and Shawn Schill weighed in and offered their thoughts to us. Read More

Give Wheat a Fighting Chance

Many will say wheat crops are made in March during freeze thaw cycles. For some regions and planting dates this is true, however; is the winter damage as bad as you think? The decision to keep or terminate your winter wheat crop needs to start with a proper spring assessment. I know patience is difficult in these situations but waiting as long as possible and getting the whole picture is imperative, don’t just focus on the poor areas! Read More