Spring wheat acres are expected to be up this year. When making acreage decisions, WestBred Regional Commercial Manager Troy Sayler is urging farmers to consider their crop rotation and pay attention to the details. “Stick to the agronomics and invest in your crop; the best way to get out of an economic slump is to produce more bushels.” Variety selection is the number one priority, followed by proper seeding rates. “Growers should also utilize a seed treatment,” said Sayler. “Wheat is always planted early and we plant into cold conditions.” Spring wheat seed decisions are being made earlier this year with WestBred sold out of several key varieties.
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