Wheat

Wheat

Triticum aestivum

  • can be sown as a cover or cash crop for seed, milling or feed
  • winter or spring annual grain
  • enhances cycling of N, P, and K
  • heavy N feeder in spring
  • fine root system improves topsoil tilth
  • prefers well-drained soils, mid texture and moderate to high fertility
  • tolerate poorly drained heavier soils make ideal forage crops mixed with legumes, ryegrass and other small grains