Wheat Report
Wheat Video Report

Clearfield Wheat Production System Overview

Allison Friesen provides an overview of the Clearfield Wheat Production System that ranges from seed treatments, weed control and disease management.


How Farmers Will Get Better Wheat Varieties With UPOV 91

Steve Denys, farmer and past president of the Canadian Seed Trade Association shares his thoughts on the recent announcement that the Federal government is going to legislate UPOV 91 and how this will increase the research and breeding investment in Canada which will result in improved wheat varieties.


Charlie Pearson On Grain Marketing & Price Outlook

Charlie Pearson, Crops Market Analyst with Alberta Agriculture provides some thoughts on wheat markets and what farmers should be planning for the future.


The economic benefits of a fungicide on wheat

Rob Miller, Technical Development Manager at BASF gives us the economic break down on how applying a fungiced to wheat improves straw quality and better yield..


Benefits of Eragon® in PrePlant Burndown Ahead Of Winter Wheat.

Drew Thompson, Field Biologist and Tech Development Specialist in Eastern Canada with BASF Canada, talks about Eragon® herbicide in Winter Wheat. A pre-plant burn down to fight glyphosate resistant fleabane, it is not only a problem in soybeans but a problem in wheat as well.


Scouting Tips for Managing Leaf Disease.

Faye Dokken-Bouchard, Plant Disease Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture provides some tips on how farmers and agronomists can scout their wheat crops to detect and plan to manage leaf disease.


CPS Wheat Growers Discuss the Clearfield Wheat System

What are Western Canada growers saying about Clearfield® Wheat? Check out their videos to find out more about their thoughts on everything from high-yielding Clearfield Wheat varieties to BASF herbicides that control weeds and volunteers other wheat production systems don't.


Understanding PreSeed Weed Control Applications And Modes of Action.

Bryce Geisel describes how a pre seeding herbicide program with glyphosate and an additional herbicide group product can reduce the risk of weeds developing resistance to important herbicides.


Management Tips To Fight Weed Resistance

Ken Sapsford, from the University of Saskatchewan, talks about how farmers can follow best practices to manage the weeds in their crops as well as reduce the threat of weed resistance.


Fall Applied Weed Control Benefits For Winter Wheat.

Farms.com Wheat Report: Rob Miller shares information on how fall applied weed control program can help establish a good winter wheat crop, managing winter annual weeds and the residual control will reduce weed pressure in the spring.


Tips For Managing Spring & Winter Wheat Crops.

Farms.com Wheat Report: Peter Johnson, Cereal Specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture And Food talks about how farmers can increase the profitability of wheat crops.


Farms.com Wheat Report: Food Manufacturing In Canada Is Important To Farmers.

Dr David Sparling from the IVEY Business School has recently released several research reports on food processing in Canada.
While high profile plant closures such as Kellogg and Heinz make the headlines as jobs are lost, the story in Canada is not all bad.

Food companies are also opening new plants and increasing investment in new technologies and expansions.

Nicole will be speaking at the Crop Connect Conference in Winnipeg on Feb 18 & 19


Farms.com Wheat Report: Terrific Market Opportunities For Canadian Wheat In The Middle East

Nicole Rogers, A Canadian living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates shares her thoughts on the export market potential for Canadian wheat, barley, pulses and canola into the Middle Eastern countries. Food processing companies in the Middle East are interested in building direct relationships with farmers in Canada so they can purchase large quantities high quality grains and oilseeds.

Nicole will be speaking at the Crop Connect Conference in Winnipeg on Feb 18 & 19


Wheat Report: How To Select The Best Wheat Varieties For Your Farm.

Chris Churko, Product Manager with Viterra shares his thoughts on how best to select wheat varieties for your farm next year.


Farms.com Wheat Report: Managing Fusarium Headblight And Growing High Quality Wheat.

Robert Hornford from BASF explains what Fusarium Head Blight is and how producers can protect their wheat crop to grow a high yielding, high quality crop.


Farms.com Wheat Report: Update On The Canadian Grain Commission's Service For Farmers.

Daryl Beswitherick from the Canadian Grain Commission provides an update on the activities of the Canadian Grain Commission.


Farms.com Wheat Report: Canadian Grain Commission: How Your Grain Is Graded.

Daryl Beswitherick from the Canadian Grain Commission provides an overview of how your grain is graded and where the information can be found on the Canadian Grain Commission website.


Farms.com Wheat Report: How Foliar Leaf Disease Control Can Help Maximize Yields And Profits.

Russel Trischuk, Technical Development Specialist at BASF talks about the importance of applying a foliar leaf disease product like Twinline to maximize photosynthesis to produce optimal yields.


Farms.com Wheat Report: The Importance of Seed Treatment For Optimum Plant Health.

Russell Trischuk with BASF Canada explains how producers can get their wheat crop off to the best growing start with seed treatment.


Farms.com Wheat Report: Controlling Tough Weeds with Altitude FX in Clearfield Production System for Wheat.

Kristina shares some thoughts on how application timing and weed staging can improve weed control and maximize yields in the Clearfield Production System for Wheat.


Wheat Report News

What’s The Nutrient Value Of Wheat Straw?

By Paul Gross, Michigan State University Extension

As wheat harvest continues, the question always comes up regarding the value of wheat straw sold out of the field. ....read more

Managing Fields After Wheat Harvest

By Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State University Extension

With wheat harvest in Michigan coming to a close, nearly 500,000 acres of ground opened up. ....read more

USDA Export Sales Report


Net sales of 661,400 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for China (177,900 MT), Nigeria (122,300 MT, including ....read more

Crop Progress And Condition

By SDSU iGrow

USDA’s NASS South Dakota Field Office reported corn condition is rated at 75% good to excellent in South Dakota and 5% in the poor to very poor.....read more

Crop Progress And Condition

By SDSU iGrow

USDA’s NASS South Dakota Field Office reported corn condition is rated at 75% good to excellent in South Dakota and 5% in the poor to very poor.....read more

Weekly Crop Comments

By Dr. Aaron Smith, utk.edu.

Corn and wheat were down; cotton and soybeans were up for the week. ....read more

Low Test Weight Wheat Seen

By SDSU iGrow

Early harvest reports of low test weights are coming in from producers in south central and south western South Dakota....read more

USDA Export Sales Report


Net sales of 996,600 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for China ....read more

Falling Number As A Measure Of Pre-Harvest Sprouting: What Does It mean?

By Pierce Paul

As was explained in last week’s newsletter article, delayed harvest in association with repeated wetting of the wheat....read more

Wheat Quality And The "Falling Number" Test

By Dwane Miller, extension.psu.edu

The falling Number (FN) Test For Wheat Gives an Indication of the Amount of Sprout Damage ....read more

Despite Spring Cold And Rain, Ark Winter Wheat Springs To 2nd Highest Yield

By Mary Hightower

Despite a wet spring, Arkansas’ estimated 2013 winter wheat yield is 59 bushels per acre,....read more

Higher Cereal Grain and Oilseed Acres Reported at the Expense of Special Crops

By Bruce Cochrane

A weather and crop specialist with CWB reports, despite this year's late start to spring seeding,....read more

U.S Wheat Price Report

By uswheat.org

All three wheat futures markets closed higher this week due to strong export sales and a bullish USDA report. ....read more

Wheat Harvest: Minimizing The Risk of Fusarium Head Scab Losses

By Martin Nagelkirk, msu.edu

In preparation for wheat harvest, growers are reminded to be prepared to take steps to help insure they achieve the best quality grain possible from their crop.....read more

USDA Crop Production


USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service is suspending a number of statistical surveys and reports for ....read more

Late-season Rainfall, Late Harvest And Wheat Grain Quality

By Laura Lindsey, osu

The month of June was fairly cool which resulted in an extended grain fill period. ....read more

Hessian Fly Observed In Spring Wheat

By ndsu

All wheat planted area for 2013 is estimated at 56.5 million acres, up 1 percent from 2012. The 2013 winter wheat planted area ....read more

Wheat Diseases Update: Cereal Rusts And Bacterial Leaf Streak Appearing In Wheat Fields

By Emmanuel Byamukama

Scouting for winter wheat diseases was done in Davison, Douglas, Brule, Charles Mix, Lyman, Aurora, Hughes, Hand, Kingsbury and Brookings ....read more

Winter wheat harvest looks promising

By Purdue University

Weather conditions during the spring and early summer promoted long grain fill for wheat and are returning high yields for ....read more

“Black” Wheat Heads

By Purdue University

Wheat harvest is underway or rapidly approaching in most areas of the state. Foliage diseases such as Septoria leaf blotch ....read more

USDA Grain Stocks & Acreage Report Released

By Farms.com Media

The USDA released its much anticipated Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report today at 11:00 am CST.....read more

Freeze Damage Symptoms In Irrigated Wheat

By Jim Shroyer

Freeze damage is showing up in at least two different ways in irrigated wheat as the crop nears harvest.....read more

Resistance Gene Found Against Ug99 Wheat Stem Rust Pathogen

By Eduard Akhunov

It identifies the stem rust resistance gene named Sr35, and appears alongside a study from an Australian group that identifies ....read more

English Grain Aphid On Wheat In South Dakota

By Ada Szczepaniec, SDSU

The English grain aphid, Sitobion avenae, has been found in South Dakota in high numbers on wheat.....read more