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The Early Farmer Gets the Wheat

March 26, 2021 DTN/Progressive Farmer Season 1 Episode 45
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The Early Farmer Gets the Wheat
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The Early Farmer Gets the Wheat
Mar 26, 2021 Season 1 Episode 45
DTN/Progressive Farmer

As the current wheat season draws to a close, DTN Progressive Farmer is taking a deeper look at the winners of the 2020 National Wheat Yield Contest, awarded by the National Wheat Foundation. DTN staff reporter Emily Unglesbee joins us today to take a deep dive on how America’s most bin-busting wheat farmers achieve those top results. We’ll talk management styles and varieties, population and soil, pests and water conservation. Plus a careful look at weather effects, and a look into what might be ahead for progressive grain farmers in terms of sustainability and technology.





Show Notes

As the current wheat season draws to a close, DTN Progressive Farmer is taking a deeper look at the winners of the 2020 National Wheat Yield Contest, awarded by the National Wheat Foundation. DTN staff reporter Emily Unglesbee joins us today to take a deep dive on how America’s most bin-busting wheat farmers achieve those top results. We’ll talk management styles and varieties, population and soil, pests and water conservation. Plus a careful look at weather effects, and a look into what might be ahead for progressive grain farmers in terms of sustainability and technology.