Articles Tagged with ''Wheat''

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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Get Comfortable With The Uncomfortable

Last Monday, there were 10 people in our house as movers packed 355 boxes. Our two dogs were howling from their crates, there was no place to sit, the wind whipped up to 35 mph and it started snowing sideways as our belongings were loaded onto a semitractor trailer. 


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Consider Topdressing Wheat with Chloride

With wheat prospects looking reasonably good so far this season in many areas, producers may be wondering if it would pay to add chloride to their topdressing blend. Chloride is a highly mobile nutrient in soils, so split or topdress application may be beneficial, especially in regions of sufficient precipitation or with coarse texture soils that may cause leaching.
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Managing Rust on Fall-Planted Wheat

Rust on fall-planted wheat is rare but can occur, especially in years with extended warm fall temperatures. Rust can over-summer on volunteer wheat or spores can blow up from southern states.
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Diversity, Technology Boost Fertility Use, Crop Performance

Working in the Lake Erie watershed with heavy clay soils, no-tillers Les and Jerry Seiler are increasing productivity with their dedication to no-till, crop diversity and precision technology.
There are approximately 60 different soil types in Fulton County, and brothers Les and Jerry Seiler say they no-till crops in about 37 of them.
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Unapproved GM Wheat Growing In Montana

A strain of genetically modified wheat never approved for sale or consumption in the United States was discovered growing in Montana in July, officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
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