Many producers plan on saving back some wheat for seed, partially as a cost saving decision, but the question is whether it truly is cheaper to save your own seed vs buying certified seed, says a senior agronomist from CropQuest.
If using a seeding rate of pounds per acre, larger kernels may result in fewer seeds planted per acre and possibly thinner stands, while smaller kernels increases the chances for plant-to-plant competition.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
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