Counting Tillers

Counting Tillers and assessing stands in a wheat crop. It is always best to view the crop from a mathematical standpoint to determine what kind of yield potential and lodging risk you have.  A strong stand of wheat, according to many industry specialists, will have between 55 and 65 good heads per square foot.  Having …

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Deciphering the Wheat Trials

The Ontario Cereal Crop Committee has once again done a fantastic job with the 2020 Ontario Winter Wheat Performance Trials. The results are very intriguing, and many different things were learned in 2021. Follow along as The Wheat Team deciphers the 2020 trials.

Not all Heroes Wear Capes

From the initial cross to a finished line, it may take up to 10 years to bring a new variety to the market. It takes a dedicated and hard-working team to manage 4000 research plots every year! Read more to learn what the C&M Seeds Research Team looks for in a variety and the exciting trials they have planned for 2021.

Boots on the ground = Status Report!

It is estimated that over 1 million acres of winter wheat were seeded in Ontario this fall, most of which were seeded into great conditions within the optimum planting window. Now is a good time to reflect on how things are progressing and where we may want to go from here with our winter wheat management. Read more to learn what the Ontario Cereal Specialist observed this fall!