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Monday, February 23, 2015

Winter Wheat Damage

After or even during a cold winter, there is always a question as to the whether or not to replace the wheat with another crop because of winter kill.  It is really way to early to even consider in Illinois.  You need to look at the wheat after it breaks dormancy to know what is best.  University of Kentucky offers advice on stand and tiller counts.  Keep in mind that if you have crop insurance you will want to consult with the insurance people before you destroy the crop and replant.

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