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Winter Wheat and Cold Temperatures

This fall and winter we’ve seen very cold temperatures, warm temperatures, and in some parts of the province, a lack of snow cover. What does this mean for winter wheat, and how does it handle the temperature extremes? To answer those questions we’re speaking with Harry Brook, crop specialist at the Ag-Info Centre, who says January and February is a crucial time period for winter wheat.

Interview with Harry Brook (2:44 minutes) (1.25 Mb)

We’ll have more with Brook on tomorrow’s program. For more information, give the Ag-Info Centre a call at 310-FARM, 310-3276

Source : alberta agriculture