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Download Ch. 1: Sustainable Production of 100-Bushel Wheat (1.2 MB)

Download Ch. 2: Wheat Classes, History and Breeding Timelines (1.7 MB)

Download Ch. 3: Winter and Spring Wheat Growth Stages (1.7 MB)

Download Ch. 4: Winter Wheat Planting Guide (1.4 MB)

Download Ch. 5: Spring Wheat Planting Guide (1.1 MB)

Download Ch. 6: Selecting Spring and Winter Wheat Cultivars For Optimum Profitability (5.8 MB)

Download Ch. 7: Cover Crops Following Wheat (924 KB)

Download Ch. 8: Wheat Seed Testing, Pure Live Seed, and Seeding Rates (728 KB)

Download Ch. 9: Insuring Wheat in South Dakota (860 KB)

Download Ch. 10: Fertilizers Used In Wheat Production (986 KB)

Download Ch. 11: Nitrogen Management for Wheat Production (1.2 MB)

Download Ch. 12: Estimating Nutrient Removal in Wheat Grain and Straw (1012 KB)

Download Ch. 13: Phosphorus, Potassium, Sulfur, and Chloride Requirements (1.7 MB)

Download Ch. 14: Precision Wheat Management (2.4 MB)

Download Ch.15: Using Canopy Reflectance Sensors for Managing N in Wheat (1.9 MB)

Download Ch. 16: Space-based Precision Farming Wheat Management Tools (2.0 MB)

Download Ch: 17: Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Associations and Their Significance for Wheat Production (929 KB)

Download Ch. 18: Online Web Soil Survey (WSS) Information (7.5 MB)

Download Ch. 19: Managing Saline and Sodic Soils for Wheat Production (1.6 MB)

Download Ch. 20: Managing High Water Tables and Saline Seeps in Wheat Production (2.0 MB)

Download Ch.21: Field Scouting Basics (973 KB)

Download Ch. 22: Insect Pests of Wheat (1.8 MB)

Download Ch. 23: Wheat Diseases in South Dakota (3.5 MB)

Download Ch. 24: Weed Identification (16.0 MB)

Download Ch. 25: Weed Management in Spring and Winter Wheat (3.0 MB)

Download Ch.26: Wheat Herbicide Injury (2.5 MB)

Download Ch. 27: Using Swathing to Accelerate Wheat Drying and Reduce Yield Losses (915 KB)

Download Ch. 28: Minimizing Combine Harvest Losses in Wheat (2.1 MB)

Download Ch. 29: Estimating Wheat Yield Potentials (1.1 MB)

Download Ch. 30: Quality Traits and End-Use Functionality of South Dakota Hard Red Spring and Hard Red Winter Wheat (2.1 MB)

Download Ch. 31: Using Molecular Biology for Management and Genetic Enhancements (1.1 MB)

Download Ch. 32: On-Farm Research Protocols (943 KB)

Download Ch. 33: On-Farm Research and Analysis (1.4 MB)

Download Ch. 34: Seasonal Crop Hazards (217 KB)

Download Ch.35: Recordkeeping (112 KB)



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South Dakota State University, College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. SDSU Extension


Brookings, S.D.


Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Plant Sciences

iGrow Wheat: Best Management Practices for Wheat Production