My winter wheat has been seeded for awhile and is showing no signs of emerging. Should I be concerned?

The continuing dry conditions across Manitoba have many producers concerned about their winter wheat crop.   In Fall of 2011, some areas of Manitoba experienced similiar dry conditions.  There were questions surrounding winter wheat not emerging and its impact to the crop, as well in the Spring of 2012 on spring germinating winter wheat.  The following articles were written to address those questions and can be found on MAFRD’s website using the following links.

What Happens if my Winter Wheat did not Emerge?http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/production/what-happens-if-my-winter-wheat-did-not-emerge-.html

Spring Germinating Winter Wheat:   http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/production/spring-germinating-winter-wheat.html

Submitted by:  Pam de Rocquigny, Provincial Cereal Crops Specialist, MAFRD

 

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