Making average wheat yield more – Voice Of Muscatine

Making average wheat yield more

What separates farmers with average winter wheat yields from high yielders?

Canadian agronomist Peter Johnson is comparing average and high-yielding wheat farmers participating in the Great Lakes Yield Enhancement Network.  He tells Brownfield planting dates, seeding rates, and heat during pollination made the difference last year.

“The heads were the same size, but the average grower quite a few less kernels per head and you kind of go wow!” he says.

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