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No Till Notes: Eating wheat


We started wheat harvest yesterday and the wheat crop is a good one. Test weight is running a little light on some loads, but not as bad as I thought it might be considering the amount of rainfall and disease the crop had to contend with. The rain is falling again this morning, so wheat harvest will be delayed again for a few days.

Hard red winter wheat is a dry land crop that likes good precipitation at the right times. I actually think the abnormally high amount of rainfall we received this spring and early summer was detrimental to the wheat crop. We’ve had higher yielding wheat with m...

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