Under the Microscope: Testing Ahead of Winter Wheat Seeding, Plus Early Harvest Indicators

underthemicslideSeeding winter wheat while you’re busy with harvest can take some time to wrap your head around. At the same time, there are several advantages to breaking out the seeder after the canola comes off the field. While the weather and soil conditions may be significantly different for September seeding than May, the importance of a seed test remain.

In this episode of Under the Microscope, Holly Gelech, business development manager with Biovision Seed Labs, discusses what last year’s winter wheat seed lots are testing like, what farmers should be asking for in a winter wheat seed test and why it’s OK to use this year’s winter wheat seed to seed now. Plus, Gelech gives an early overview of the harvest season to date and what she’s seeing come through the lab so far.

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