Wheat Optimum Drilling for 2020
Varieties we recommend drilling first
KWS Parkin, KWS Firefly and KWS Zyatt all perform well in a September sown slot.
Below is a table outlining the seed rates and timings we would recommend to get optimum performance from each variety.
|Variety||Drill it from:||Good seed bed conditions||Poor seed bed conditions||Light soil type||Heavy soil type||Comments|
|KWS Parkin||Mid September||280-300||300-325||250-300||300-325||
|KWS Firefly||3rd week of September||225-250||275-325||225-250||275-300||
|KWS Zyatt||4th week of September||*225-250||275-325||250-275||275-300||
*Good 2nd wheat seed bed
The graphic below is designed to advise you on our wider portfolio of wheats and when each variety should be sown to achieve their optimum performance.