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Hard Red Spring Wheat
Nitrogen application timing the key to achieving protein 2020 has dropped a lot onto the world of farming. COVID-19, increased pressure on commodity pricing, demand/supply chain concerns, strong bread demand, and overall strong pricing for wheat has created some increased demand for spring wheat seed. If you are growing spring wheat for the first time in …
Winter Wheat was likely Plan A, but Mother Nature may have squashed that idea… Now, could Spring Wheat work on your soil? The effects of 2019 crop season will ripple into the next few crop years, that is for sure. Whether you had soybean harvest in December; any unmarketable or unharvested crop; or unfinished field work …
Come visit The Wheat Team at the London Farm Show booth 522 March 6-8 and the Ottawa Valley Farm Show booth 2514 March 12-14. Learn about our all-star lineup for 2019 and signup for Wheat News Plus for your chance to win free seed and more! The team is eagerly waiting for your toughest wheat questions!
Spring Wheat acres in Ontario have always trended like a bit of a roller coaster. 2018 crop saw an average amount of acres grown, but some huge variation in yields. 2019 is setting up to be a year for increased acres as many farmers consider to include it in their rotation. There will be demand for the wheat, there will be demand for the straw, READ ON for thoughts to see if it is a fit for you, and to set your acres up for success.
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.
The yield potential of your spring wheat seed will be maximized by doing all you can to move the planting date ahead. However, “seeded early” just to be early shall not be confused with “seeded properly early”. The gains from seeding early in the right conditions can be very large, but the headaches in the wrong conditions can also be very large.
Keeping a sharp eye on the wheat markets has always been important, but what about classes of wheat? Looking ahead to 2019 production, opportunities are emerging in the hard wheat markets. As domestic supply of hard wheat is low, demand is starting to grow as will the opportunities for attractive pricing opportunities and take advantage of them when they arise!