Nebraska growers use seeding rates for winter wheat that vary from 30 to 180 lb per acre (320,000 to almost 3,000,000 seeds per acre). The lower rates are most common in drier areas.
One of the speakers at the University of Illinois Agronomy Day at Urbana this past week was quoted as saying that corn producers had not planted enough plants this year to take advantage of the good growing conditions.
Farmers intending to hold back some of their harvest for use as seed this fall should have that wheat tested for germination.
The importance of wheat seed treatments (08/13/14)