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With the Grain
Western Winter Wheat Initiative
This new podcast series examines winter wheat through the eyes of agronomists, experts, and growers and highlights the best information about growing winter cereals in Western Canada.
Jul 17, 2019
Marketing Your Winter Wheat, with Paul Thoroughgood
On this episode of With the Grain, Craig examines applicable markets for winter wheat with guest, Paul Thoroughgood. Paul outlines some excellent tips for winter wheat growers including how to bring winter wheat to market for those growers that are first-timers.
Jul 3, 2019
Six Tips for Growing Winter Wheat, with Ken Gross
Craig sits down with Ken Gross to discuss Ken’s six tips for growing winter wheat. Ken goes into detail about how farming processes can make a big difference to yield.
Jun 19, 2019
Planning for Profit, with Paul Thoroughgood
Craig chats with Paul Thoroughgood, head agronomist at Western Winter Wheat Initiative, about the misconceptions of the quality of winter wheat, and how its high quality can lead to more profit. They chat about marketing winter wheat effectively, and what a grower can do to ensure their crop is successful.
Jun 5, 2019
Stages of Winter Wheat, with Amanda Swanson
In this edition of With the Grain Craig examines the various stages of winter wheat growth with agronomist, Amanda Swanson. Amanda returns to give listeners an in-depth idea of what they should expect to see after winter on their winter wheat crops.
May 22, 2019
Nitrogen! And Other Crucial Nutrients, with Ken Gross
Craig and guest Ken Gross examine the importance of nitrogen to a winter wheat crop. Ken Gross explains the idea of split application while also highlighting which other nutrients are important to a winter wheat crop.
May 8, 2019
Varieties of Winter Wheat, with Dr. Robert Graf
In this episode of With the Grain, our host Craig tracks down Dr. Robert Graf, the leading breeder of winter wheat in Western Canada. Dr. Graf takes Craig through some of the exciting things happening in the world of winter wheat and what growers have to look forward to.
Apr 24, 2019
Spring Assessment, with Amanda Swanson
In this episode of With the Grain, host Craig talks to Western Winter Wheat Initiative agronomist Amanda Swanson to discuss the importance of spring assessment to your winter wheat crop.
Apr 10, 2019
Why Grow Winter Wheat? with Doug Martin
Craig talks to Doug Martin, chairman of Winter Cereals of Manitoba, about the basics of winter wheat and Doug’s years of experience growing it.
Mar 27, 2019
Crop Rotations and How Winter Wheat Can Benefit Your Farm, with Ken Gross
In episode one of With the Grain, the new podcast series examining winter wheat, host Craig Manness talks to Ken Gross, agronomist with the Western Winter Wheat Initiative about some of the benefits of growing winter wheat. Together, they examine crop rotations, particularly the relationship between winter wheat and canola.