For some farmers, including wheat in rotation comes with a second decision — what type of wheat to grow? There are good options from hard red spring, winter wheat, CPS and even soft wheat. Depending on your area and marketing opportunities, each can be a profitable alternative to hard red spring. CPS wheat can be… Read More

Soil salinity is one of those issues that creeps up — quite literally. The accumulation of salts in the growing zone typically happens slowly over time,  causing small yield losses that may go unnoticed until salinity is quite severe. The tell-tale wavy growth in a field or, worse, bare batches or salt-loving weeds moving in… Read More

Fusarium head blight. It’s one nasty disease that most of the Prairies was happy to consider a southern Manitoba problem. The troubling reality, however, is that the disease has been steadily marching west for quite some time, and while it’s not news that the disease has been found in Alberta and Saskatchewan, the incidence of… Read More