With fall harvest progressing earlier than normal, favorable wheat prices, and upcoming rainfall chances, many producers are considering planting wheat back into freshly harvested summer crop residue. Several management considerations are discussed in this article.
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With fall harvest progressing at earlier than normal, favorable wheat prices, and many row-crop acres chopped for silage, producers may consider planting wheat back into freshly harvested summer crop residue, especially if they receive some needed rainfall. There are several considerations when seeding wheat immediately after harvest of a summer crop.