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Sow­ing time varies from farm to farm but April and May tend to be the best months. Weather con­di­tions are closely mon­i­tored be­cause, ideally, farm­ers want to get the seed into the soil be­fore the rains ar­rive. Some like to plant dur­ing the first win­ter rains and oth­ers wait till the last minute. What­ever their de­ci­sion, once the wheels start turn­ing they will work day and night to sow their seeds.

BE­LOW The first shoots of wheat usu­ally ap­pear a month af­ter sow­ing.

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