This past fall 2013, many growers found it difficult to plant wheat as early as they would like. It resurrects the question of adjusting cropping strategies that may improve the odds of attaining timely wheat planting.
Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, said it was making good progress on development of an herbicide-tolerant wheat, pushing what would be the world's first biotech wheat a step closer to market.
Wheat varieties differ in tolerance to metribuzin and many currently available varieties have not been screened for metribuzin tolerance, particularly in the soft red winter wheat production area of the Mid-South.
New soft white winter wheat for Washington (01/02/14)