HRSW

Hard Red Spring Wheat is a great option for areas north of London. Yields can be less than Winter Wheat, but it also traditionally carries higher prices.


Varieties

Easton - NEW for 2016!

High Yields, Great Tillering, Great Fusarium Tolerance
Awned Variety
Area:2,3,4,5
Suggested Seeding Rate: 130 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Growing Area: Well suited to all wheat growing zones.
  • Yield: Excellent
    #1 yielding variety in all areas of Ontario
  • Maturity: Mid-Late maturing wheat variety.
  • Height: Short.
  • Lodging: Good – manage fertility with split applications.
  • Disease Resistance: Excellent fusarium tolerance.
  • Unique Feature: This variety tillers like no other spring wheat.  It’s combination of fusarium tolerance and yield can’t be beat.   Remember to manage the population to avoid lodging and also split apply Nitrogen to increase protein with higher yielding varieties.
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Wilkin

The High Yield Champion
Awnless Variety
Area: All of Ontario
Suggested Seeding Rate: 135 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Growing Area: Best suited to all wheat growing zones.
  • Yield: Excellent
    124 yield index in Area 2
  • Maturity: Mid maturing wheat variety.
  • Height: Short.
  • Lodging: Excellent resistance.
  • Disease Resistance: Excellent mildew tolerance Good fusarium tolerance.
  • Unique Feature: Best combination of yield and standability.  You can intensively manage this variety and it will continue to stand.
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Furano

High Yielding in Eastern Ontario
Awnless Variety
Area: 3,5,6
Suggested Seeding Rate: 150 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Growing Area: Suited to Areas 3 & 5. (Eastern Ontario and Northern Ontario)
  • Yield: Very Good in Eastern Ontario
  • Maturity: Late maturing wheat variety.
  • Height: Tall.
  • Lodging: Very Good compared to other Tall varieties.
  • Disease Resistance: R/MR to stem rust, MR to FHB and leaf rust.
  • Unique Feature: Great Fusarium tolerance combined with good yields and lots of Straw. Protein content very high. Excellent Milling Quality
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AAC Fairwind - New for 2018

Good Fusarium Tolerance
Awned Variety
Area: All of Ontario
Suggested Seeding Rate: 142 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Growing Area: Best suited to all wheat growing zones.
  • Yield: Good to Very Good
    #3 ranked variety for yield
  • Maturity: Mid maturing wheat variety — Similar to check.
  • Height: Medium – tall
  • Lodging: Good standability for taller variety.
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good FHB tolerance
  • Unique Feature: This traditionally styled spring wheat provides a good combination of straw and yield.
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Quantum

An Early Maturity Feed Purpose Wheat
Awned Variety
Area: 1,2,3,4
Suggested Seeding Rate: 150 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Growing Area: Best suited to all wheat growing zones.
  • Yield: Very Good
  • Maturity: Similar to check.
  • Height: Short.
  • Lodging: Excellent resistance.
  • Disease Resistance: R/MR to stem rust, Intermediate to FHB and leaf rust.
  • Unique Feature: This variety has been around since the 90’s and is used primarily in 3 way mixes or for on-farm feed use.