Wheat Seeding

The first year of a winter wheat seeding date study was conducted in this Panhandle field in 2018.
Figure 1. The first year of a winter wheat seeding date study was conducted in this Panhandle field in 2018.

Wheat Seeding Date Impacts Yield

August 29, 2018
Wheat seeding date affects multiple factors contributing to wheat yield. While there's no perfect date for all conditions, these recommended dates have been proven and verified.

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Figure 1. No-till planted winter wheat emerging after soybeans in eastern Nebraska.
Figure 1. No-till planted winter wheat emerging after soybeans in eastern Nebraska.

Wheat Planting Practices for Eastern Nebraska

August 31, 2017
While many growers are thinking of fall harvest, others are preparing to plant their next wheat crop. Based on information from farmers, agronomists, and researchers, outlined here are seven key steps to help ensure a successful wheat crop.

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Figure 1.  At UNL’s Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Brule, studies are underway comparing winter wheat seeded at the optimal date (left) and wheat seeded late. (Photo by Bob Klein)
Figure 1. At UNL’s Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Brule, studies are underway comparing winter wheat seeded at the optimal date (left) and a later date. (Photo by Bob Klein)

Wheat Seeding Delay? Here’s How to Compensate

August 30, 2017
Even when you plan to seed winter wheat at the optimum time, weather, equipment breakdown, or other problems may prevent it. If you're in this situation, increasing your seeding rate, using narrow row spacing, and applying other practices described here can help you achieve a successful wheat stand despite the challenges.

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