Winter wheat is an excellent agronomic and time management fit into crop rotations. Some of the top reasons growers continue to include winter wheat into their rotations are high yield potential resulting in increased returns per acre; earlier harvest than spring wheat; increased timelines and profitability of the entire rotation and various other factors.

The Western Winter Wheat Initiative offers an excellent Grower Guide that covers why grow winter wheat, planning, variety selection, seeding, fertility, pest management, spring assessment marketing and the environmental benefits.

With the Grain is a new podcast that examines winter wheat through the eyes of agronomists, experts, and growers while highlighting the best information about growing winter cereals in Western Canada. With the Grain is brought to you by the Western Winter Wheat Initiative. Listen at