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Manitoba winter wheat performance data for 2012

Farmers select winter wheat varieties based on yield potential, disease resistance, height, standability and maturity. But what is becoming increasingly important is selecting varieties on planned end-use or marketing considerations.   Is the harvested product for milling? For ethanol production? As an ingredient in feed rations? Knowing the answers to these questions will help farmers […] Read more

Manitoba releases 2011 winter wheat variety data

Winter wheat variety evaluation will become increasingly important as 2013 approaches. Many Manitoba farmers will be affected by Canadian Grain Commission plans to move CDC Kestrel, CDC Clair, CDC Harrier, CDC Raptor and CDC Falcon from the Canada Western Red Winter (CWRW) class to the Canada Western General Purpose (CWGP) class as of August 1, […] Read more