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Deliver More in 2021

With some edible beans already starting to harvest and some soybean fields turning quite rapidly, fall planting is just around the corner! Proper planting is a crucial step to creating the highest possible yields. Learn what The Wheat Teams focus areas are to ensure your wheat crop gets the “Serious Start” that it needs.

“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!

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.

Residue, a Love Hate Relationship!

A properly performing combine is the greatest asset when it comes to establishing a winter wheat crop. Year after year, properly managing residue serves to be one of the most challenging management steps for most who are looking to establishing winter wheat. Residue and wheel tracks are going to be the biggest dilemmas for most producers this fall. Read more to find out how to manage both!

Preparing for Fall

Some parts of the province have crops advancing quickly! Now is a great time to get the harvesting and planting equipment out of the shed to make sure it is ready to go. A properly performing combine and a well tuned drill are essential for successful winter wheat establishment. Read more to find out what to look for when servicing the combine and drill!

Hitting the “SWHEAT” Spot

Adjusting seeding rates is one of the most overlooked steps during fall seeding. Though this step seems rather insignificant, properly adjusted seeding rates can have a great impact on the final yield. This article looks at the math and the reasons why every wheat producer should be matching seeding rates to calendar dates.

Tips for Frost Seeding Wheat

In 2012, there were several farmers who reached the 100 bushel plateau with Spring Wheat. Most of these fields had one thing in common – Early planting! The largest impact you can have on your spring wheat crop is moving the heading date as far forward as possible