growing winter wheat

variety selection

Winter wheat varieties, when managed well, have the potential to out yield spring wheat by 15-40 per cent. To find the variety best suited to your area, check your provincial variety guide.

important traits

Winter wheat varieties are available with good adaptation to all production areas in Western Canada. When selecting a variety that is best suited for your farming operation, important traits to consider include: winter hardiness, disease resistance, yield potential, market opportunities, and lodging resistance.

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winter wheat varieties

Soil zones in Western Canada, variety options for soil zones, and Western Winter Wheat Initiative’s top variety picks for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

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