Planting wheat

Have you ever wondered about how wheat is planted in Michigan?

What about driving by large equipment in fields and wondered what it’s all for? Ever wondered how it all works?

Mike Milligan, a Michigan farmer who raises wheat on his family’s farm, walks through some of what’s involved in planting wheat.

Topics Mike covers include:

  • An explanation of equipment, including monitors inside the tractor cab
  • The kind of wheat being planted and what it’s used for
  • Why fertilizer is used for growing wheat
  • The motivation a farmer has to continue a farm business


What questions do you have about Michigan wheat?