NEWS
Prairie Farmers Delay Planting Wheat
Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:05 PM CDT

WINNIPEG, Man. (Dow Jones) -- The seeding of winter wheat has begun in some Western Canadian areas, but things are being delayed in many regions because of the late start to harvest this year.

"A lot of your winter wheat gets planted into some barley stubble or canola stubble and we really haven't seen a lot of harvest done yet," said Bruce Burnett, crop and weather specialist with CWB in Winnipeg.

"So, the amount of the planting that has occurred is really quite minimal." Generally, the winter wheat planting window is from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15, which doesn't leave ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Crop Tech Corner
Lack of Rain Threatens Russian Wheat
Advocating for Biotech Wheat
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Todd's Take
Letters to the Editor
Russia Wheat Exports Grow
IGC Hikes Global Wheat Outlook
Grain Piling Up Due to Rail Backups