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Wheat Yield Expert Talks Residue Management

August 7, 2013
By: Nate Birt, Top Producer Deputy Managing Editor google + 
6 5 13 Texas wheat

Residue management is a critical part of crop production, says Phil Needham, high-yield wheat expert and presenter at the inaugural hands-on Wheat College this week near McPherson, Kan.

"We need to be able to spread residue as consistently as possible at harvest time," Needham says. "For most producers, they do a good job, and some need to improve."

Having a good straw chopper is key to that process. Ahead of planting next season, factors to consider include seeding systems and depths, and seed treatments.

Click here to learn more about Wheat College.


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