With this past year’s drought, spring wheat yields were often less than half of a normal year. Minnesota Crop Improvement Association President and CEO Fawad Shah still expects adequate seed supplies. “We are confident with the carryover certified seed from a year ago plus this year’s production will help carry us through the 2022 production year.” The drought has other implications. “There is strong demand from North Dakota growers and that variable may deliver a little stress to the seed supply, but we have yet to see that.” The Minnesota Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday over Zoom. In addition to a discussion about seed supply, the meeting will feature Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen and a celebration of the state organic program.
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