Grain protein is an important quality characteristic measured in hard red winter and hard red spring wheat. In general, elevators and end-users of hard red wheat consider a protein level of 12 percent as adequate. Depending on the availability of high-protein wheat in the local and global wheat markets, wheat producers may receive premiums or discounts for their grain with protein levels above or below this threshold. This factsheet discusses the late-season application of nitrogen and its relationship with grain protein. (4 pages)
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Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.