Wheat Pete's Word, Mar 9: Think it's Too Early to Seed? Prove it.


This week’s Word comes from the road, as Peter Johnson is spending the day on the prairies as part of RealAgriculture’s TechTour LIVE…

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    • If you’re short moisture, don’t give up the moisture you have now! Get out there and seed.
    • Risk of in-season leaching.
    • Make sure to stage the wheat crop before applying nitrogen.
    • What about sulphur applications?
    • Can it ever get to the point where you don’t have a marketable product with protein levels in soft wheat?
    • Is it time to consider frost seeding alfalfa or Italian ryegrass over a poor alfalfa stand (previously seeded with barley).
    • Is top dressing over pasture a good idea?
    • What’s the best option for direct seeding corn when the corn rows from two years ago are clearly visible?
    • High sodium soil tests and broadcasting phosphorous.

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