By Joanna Folings, Cereal Specialist
How should one deal with large bare spots in a wheat field that is otherwise in good condition? Unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all solution because the size and number of bare spots in fields greatly varies. Here are some options and considerations for filling in those bare spots.
Leave the bare spots alone
While doing nothing with the bare spots may seem like the easiest option, it may create headaches later on. The biggest implication is weeds. If you decide to leave the bare spots alone, at minimum you should consider a herbicide application to those areas to keep weeds under control. Glyphosate resistant Canada fleabane can produce up to one million seeds per plant, so even one Read more