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Organic Hard Red Spring Wheat

Hard Red Spring (HRS) Wheat used to be confined to Western dryland states but new disease-resistant varieties and improved management techniques have made spring wheat a viable and profitable crop in the Upper Midwest. HRS Wheat is planted early in the spring and yields higher test weight and higher protein grain than Hard Red Winter Wheat. We source high yielding, good standing, and disease resistant varieties from University and private breeding programs to maximize returns for growers in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and the Dakotas.
Spring Wheat Agronomic Basics

Organic Glenn Wheat (Out of Stock)

  • Highest possible rating for baking quality
  • Excellent test weight and protein
  • Best available scab tolerance with excellent tolerance to both leaf and stem rust
  • Consistent high yields 
  • Excellent standing; “strong” straw strength rating from U of MN
  • Good choice for fertile soils or farms located south and/or east of the usual HRSW growing areas

Organic RB07 Spring Wheat (Out of Stock)

  • A benchmark variety, RB07 has been planted on over one million acres in the Midwest
  • High yielding, widely adapted, consistent
  • Attractive combination of high grain yield and test weight
  • Above-average protein, “med-high” rating from U of MN
  • Very good disease resistance
  • Medium height with good straw strength
  • Easier to combine than Glenn or Steele-ND

Organic Prosper Wheat (Out of Stock)

  • Superior grain yields
  • Within top three highest-yielding wheats (2011 U of MN three year average)
  • Similar to Faller with better disease resistance and better standability
  • Average test weight and protein
  • Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • Medium height and maturity
  • Good standing; “strong” straw strength rating from U of MN
  • Excellent resistance to leaf and stem rust
  • Medium resistance to scab