Wheat variety Warhorse
Warhorse
is a solid-stemmed hard red winter wheat and was developed by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and released to seed growers in 2013. It is an awned, white-glumed, semidwarf (Rht1) wheat with medium maturity. It performs well in locations where sawfly cutting has occurred. It has average test weight and protein, and below average winter hardiness. It is a high PPO variety with average mill and bake properties.

  • Resistant to prevalent races of stripe and stem rust
  • Susceptible to leaf rust

More variety characteristics in the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association 2016 Seed Guide (see chart on page 17)

Contact the following certified seed growers for this variety:

  • Prairie Farms, Albin, WY, 307-630-9499 or 307-640-6740

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