Category: Research

Take Back Your Yield...From Flag to Finish

Take Back Your Yield...From Flag to Finish

THE FINISH LINE ISN'T WHERE YOU THINK IT IS.
Up to 4 bushels are LOST for each day grain fill is cut short.

Explore the below article and videos to learn how plant health fungicides + foliar nutrition EXTEND photosynthesis and GRAIN FILL.

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Now What? Next Steps After Frost Damage

Now What? Next Steps After Frost Damage

After a hard cold event, it is important to remember that you can still impact the 3 Yield Components - heads per acre, grains per head, and weight per grain. Here's what needs to be considered in order to encourage plant re-growth.

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Frost Damage?

Frost Damage?

As the crop gets older it becomes more sensitive to cold temperatures. At tillering the crop can sustain temperatures as low as 12 °F, however, once the crop reaches stem...

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Peak Nitrogen Demands are NOW

Peak Nitrogen Demands are NOW

Fall-applied nitrogen often runs short during the peak demand timing.  From the start of stem elongation to the emergence of the flag leaf, wheat require 3-5 pounds of nitrogen PER...

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Yield Components - What Are They?

Yield Components - What Are They?

Each of these yield components has a period during which they are most sensitive to stresses and responsive to management inputs.  Crop management throughout the growing season (not just in...

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Walking Test Plots

Walking Test Plots

Athena & Walla Walla test plots are looking good!

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Plant 2020

Plant 2020

Amidst social distancing the McGregor Research Team is staying safe, but certainly not slowing down. 4 locations were planted last week including spring wheat in Warden, WA. Take a look.

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How do you keep fall-applied nitrogen accessible at peak demand in April?

How do you keep fall-applied nitrogen accessible at peak demand in April?

“In theory, we can do top dressing in the spring, we can do stream applications, we can spoon feed that crop throughout the season, which is a very common practice...

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Getting a Bigger Response from Nitrogen Inputs

 

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Nitrogen Stabilization Effectiveness

Nitrogen Stabilization Effectiveness

Stabilized nitrogen is one of the most effective tools to impact the yield building components of wheat - heads per acre, grains per head, and weight per grain.

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Walking the Research Farm

Walking the Research Farm from The McGregor Company on Vimeo.

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Anthracnose in Timothy Hay - Ellensburg, WA

Anthracnose In Timothy Hay Ellensburg, Wa from The McGregor Company on Vimeo.

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Cottonwood ID WW Trial Overview

Cottonwood, ID Winter wheat trial site spring overview from The McGregor Company on Vimeo.

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Cottonwood ID WW Trial Walk-Through

Cottonwood, ID spring visit plot walk through from The McGregor Company on Vimeo.

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Tour McGregor's RFD River Terminal

Visit to RFD terminal from The McGregor Company.R&T vlog 3-29-19

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St. John Trial - Spring Update

St. John winter wheat spring plot walk from The McGregor Company.Walk through of every winter wheat variety at this location!

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Ritzville Spring Plot Update

Ritzville Spring Plot Update from The McGregor Company on Vimeo.3-31-19 first visit of 2019. Observations on plot quality, KickStarter, and TMC SeedStart Zinc

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Ritzville WW Variety Trial Walk-Through

Ritzville winter wheat variety walk through from The McGregor Company.A look at all the varieties we have at this trial site!

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