growing winter wheat

seeding

There are many critical factors that set the stage for a successful winter wheat crop, making seeding a critical time. Follow the guidelines in General Seeding to get your winter wheat off to a good start.

It is also possible to consider seeding into chemfallow if you have a year with excessive moisture and think seeding in the spring might be a challenge. See Seeding Into Chemfallow for more details.

general seeding

The most critical factors that set the stage for a successful winter wheat crop are to:

  • Seed early
  • Seed heavy
  • Seed shallow
  • Seed slowly
  • Use a seed treatment
  • Seed into standing stubble

more about general seeding

seeding into chemfallow

Many growers across the Prairies are facing challenging circumstances. Due to wet spring and summer conditions in some areas millions of acres have gone unseeded on the Prairies. These acres not only pose a problem by reducing income and increasing field management expenses, but could also be a further challenge to seeding the following year.

more about seeding into chemfallow