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Chapter 4: Crop Production Management - Organic Wheat and Small Grains

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger, Dominic Reisig

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide covers key management practices for organic wheat and small grain production: crop rotation, tillage, variety selection, planting date, seeding rates and drill operation, soil fertility and harvest.

Small Grain Production Guide

By: Randy Weisz, Gaylon Ambrose, Stephen Bambara, Christina Cowger, Carl Crozier, Wesley Everman, Ron Heiniger, D. Ames Herbert, David Jordan, Paul Murphy, Dominic Reisig

This production guide for wheat and other small grains grown in North Carolina includes sections on pre-plant considerations, fertility management, pest management and special considerations.

Chapter 7: Weed Management

By: Chris Reberg-Horton, Randy Weisz, Alan York, George Place, Molly Hamilton

This chapter of the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide discusses cultural, mechanical and chemical tactics used for weed control in organic farming.

Late Harvest Effects on Wheat Yield, Test Weight, and Grain Quality

By: Dianne Farrer, Randy Weisz, Jessica Engle SmartGrains

This wheat publication presents data on the impact of late harvest on yield, test weight, falling numbers, deoxynivalenol (DON) levels, grain protein content, and milling and baking characteristics.

Planting Before Soybean Harvest: Piedmont Early Planting 2009 Test Report

By: Randy Weisz SmartGrains

This factsheet describes a new wheat no-till early planting system has been shown to work for beating soybean harvest in the North Carolina Piedmont.

Soil Virus Disease

By: Randy Weisz SmartGrains

This factsheet offers information on how to treat soil virus diseases, such as spindle streak and soil borne mosaic virus, in wheat.

Monty's Liquid Carbon Impact on Wheat Yield: Summary of Tests Conducted Between 2010 and 2014

By: Ron Heiniger, Randy Weisz, Deanna Osmond SmartGrains

This factsheet reports the results from two different types of experiments that were conducted to determine the impact of Monty’s Liquid Carbon (MLC) on winter wheat yield in North Carolina.

Identifying Rust Diseases of Wheat and Barley

By: Christina Cowger, Randy Weisz

This publication covers three distinct rust diseases of wheat and barley: leaf rust, stripe rust and stem rust. The fungi that cause these diseases are notorious for their ability to increase rapidly and overcome the resistance of wheat or barley varieties.

2014 Soil Conditioners, Additives, and Plant Growth Regulator Tests

By: Randy Weisz SmartGrains

This publication covers soil conditioners, amendments, additives, and plant growth regulators during six trials that were held in North Carolina in the 2013-14 wheat season.

2011 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2009-10 and 2010-11.

2009 Wheat Variety Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2008 and 2009.

Protect Your Wheat Yield

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger, Dominic Reisig

This guide covers the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of soil virus disease, cereal leaf beetle, powdery mildew, leaf rust, and stagonospora nodorum blotch in wheat.

Quick-Sol Impact on Wheat Yield 2013-14 Tests

By: Randy Weisz, Andrew Baucom, Jessica Morgan SmartGrains

This factsheet reports test results on two experiments that were conducted in the 2013-14 season to examine the use of Quick-Sol (QS) and its impact on winter wheat in North Carolina.

Avoiding Wheat and Barley Scab

By: Christina Cowger, Randy Weisz

This publication covers the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of fusarium head blight (scab) in small grains.

2012 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

2008 Wheat Variety Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Judd Maxwell SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2006-07 and 2007-08.

2013 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2011-12 and 2012-13.

2010 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

Wheat Fungicide Chemistry and Timing 2013-14 Test Results

By: Randy Weisz SmartGrains

This publication presents results from fungicide chemistry and timing wheat tests in 2013-14.

2014 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

By: Randy Weisz, Christina Cowger SmartGrains

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2012-13 and 2013-14.