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Wheat and Small Grains

Production Systems

Wheat Sunlight

Like any crop, wheat should be grown as part of entire crop production system. Decisions made throughout the production system will impact the success of the winter wheat crop. On this page you will find information that would be beneficial to your overall cropping system.


WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm


Enterprise budget for intermediate rainfall region available

The Extension publication “Enterprise Budgets: Wheat & Canola Rotations in Eastern Washington Intermediate Rainfall (12-16″) Zone (Oilseed Series)” is now available. Click here for a pdf of the publication.  The accompanying Excel spreadsheet workbook can be accessed here. This budget and the low rainfall version with its workbook (available hereare powerful tools to calculate and compare the short and long-term economics of including canola in a cereal rotation.


 SARE Cover Crop Project Report

Innovative, dryland grain farmers in Lincoln and Spokane Counties, WA, want to include a cover crop or companion crop in their rotation to raise soil organic matter levels, break disease cycles, suppress weeds, penetrate soil compaction layers, and improve soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen. To read more about the research Diana Roberts is conducting, click here.

To view the final report, click here.New


WSU Dryland Field Day Abstracts

  • 2016 Field Day Abstracts
    Part I. Oilseed and Other Alternative Crops
    Part II. Pathology, Weeds, and Insects
    Part III. Breeding, Genetic Improvement, and Variety Evaluation
    Part IV. Agronomy and Soils
    Part V. Farm Economics

  • 2015 Field Day Abstracts
    Part I. Agronomy and Soils
    Part II. Oilseed and Other Alternative Crops
    Part III. Pathology
    Part IV. Breeding, Genetic Improvement, and Variety Evaluation

Archived Field Day Abstracts

Legume Crop Resources

Oilseed Crop Resources

SARE Cover Crop Project Final Report

  • SARE Cover Crop Project Final Report

    Innovative, dryland grain farmers in Lincoln and Spokane Counties, WA, want to include a cover crop or companion crop in their rotation to raise soil organic matter levels, break disease cycles, suppress weeds, penetrate soil compaction layers, and improve soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen.

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