Soft Red Winter Wheat

Soft Red Winter Wheat is planted in the fall and is harvested in July or August. Sprout Tolerance and easy management makes Soft Red the most Popular class of wheat in Ontario


Varieties

Drew - New!

New this fall!, Great Yield and Disease Tolerance and small seeded too!
Awned Variety
Area: 1,2,3
Suggested Seeding Rate: 125 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Excellent Yields in All Areas.
  • Yield: Excellent.
  • Maturity: Mid-early.
  • Height: Short.
  • Lodging: Excellent.
  • Disease Resistance: Great Fusarium Tolerance and leaf disease tolerance.
  • Unique Feature: This variety is short in stature with great standability and high yields. Responds well to intensive management. Drew also features small seeds making it an affordable option to grow, or plant higher seeding rates.
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WB 425

Great Yield and Disease Tolerance
Awned Variety
Area: 1,2,3
Suggested Seeding Rate: 125 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Excellent Yields in All Areas.
  • Yield: Excellent.
  • Maturity: Mid.
  • Height: Med-short.
  • Lodging: Good.
  • Disease Resistance:Excellent leaf disease package.
  • Unique Feature: New Variety with excellent natural disease tolerance. Responds well to intensive management. Small seeded making it a great way to increase seeding rates for intensive management.
View Plot Results from 2015Click Here for Official Yield Index and Varietal Characteristics

CM 249

Premium Pricing under WheatPRO Contract
Awned Variety
Area: 1,2,3,4
Suggested Seeding Rate: 130 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Good Yields in all areas.
  • THIS VARIETY NO LONGER REQUIRES A CONTRACT TO GROW! Growers can “opt-in” to value added contract later with Certified Seed!
  • Yield: Good.
  • Maturity: Mid.
  • Height: Med-tall.
  • Lodging: Good.
  • Disease Resistance: Good leaf disease package.
  • Unique Feature: Excellent Winter Survivability with top yields and great disease package. Medium to Tall variety with lots of straw.
  • This is a WheatPRO Value Added Programs Variety – but does not require a contract to grow!
View Plot Results from 2015Click Here for Official Yield Index and Varietal Characteristics

CM 614

Consistant, and Survives Well
Awnless Variety
Area: 1,2,3,4
Suggested Seeding Rate: 145 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Excellent yields across all of Ontario.
  • Yield: Excellent.
  • Maturity: Mid.
  • Height: Med-tall.
  • Lodging: Good.
  • Disease Resistance: Good all round disease package, good fusarium tolerance.
  • Unique Feature: Excellent Winter Survivability with top yields and great disease package. Medium to Tall variety with lots of straw.
View Plot Results from 2015Click Here for Official Yield Index and Varietal Characteristics

Cruze

Performs Well South of London
Awned Variety
Area: 1 & 2
Suggested Seeding Rate: 125 lbs/acre (1.6 million seeds/acre)

  • Well suited to southern Ontario, works well on loamy soil types.
  • Yield: Excellent south of London.
  • Maturity: Mid.
  • Height: Medium.
  • Lodging: Excellent.
  • Disease Resistance: Very Good.
  • Unique Feature: This variety looks strong compared to competitors south of London – strong fusarium tolerance with the potential for value added contracts – Limited Supply in 2016.
View Plot Results from 2015Click Here for Official Yield Index and Varietal Characteristics