Wheat School: The Latest in Ontario Wheat Research

What’s the top end of nitrogen application for wheat in Ontario? Can I count on a yield response to a sulphur application? Is a split N application the way to go, and, if so, how much goes on in the beginning? These are very important wheat management questions, and ones that are currently being researched in a field near you.

In this Wheat School episode, Peter Johnson, cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, explains which wheat trials are currently underway in Ontario. Johnson, as well as several of his colleagues, is working with both plot trials and on a field scale to answer some pressing questions about maximizing the yield and profitability of wheat, including work using GreenSeeker technology to try and match crop need to N application. Stay tuned for more!

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