Wheat Numbers Good in Missouri Variety Tests

Knowing is half the battle, and thanks to Bill Wiebold from the University of Missouri, we have all the knowledge a wheat farmer may need to increase their yield. Wiebold is in charge of test plots, which are small areas where a variety of seeds are grown and tested for top yields. This has been the status quo for 75 years, and Wiebold is proud of that fact. “We test the best,” he goes on to say. What makes one seed better than the other? Factors to consider include drought tolerance, insect resistance, and general hardiness. So how will this years’ wheat fare? See what Wiebold and the University of Missouri have to say:

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