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Storing Wheat Answered

Our group is buying about 1.5 tons of wheat.  We are packing it in 5 gallon seal-able buckets after doing the dry ice thing.  We intend ti use some of the wheat as seed in the spring (probably many springs).
QUESTION:  Does the use of dry ice affect the viability of wheat?  If so- is there an alternate long-term storage method we should be considering?


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KentsOkay (author)2011-10-12

Wouldnt be surprised if it did past a few years.

Grow crops for starter seed?

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KentsOkay (author)KentsOkay2011-10-12

Your local Agricultural Extension Service is a good place to start, or ask on a preparedness forum.

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caitlinsdad (author)2011-10-12

You can read this http://www.thefreshloaf.com/node/24440/my-wheat-doesn039t-sprout
Try to call your local 4-H club or agricultural extention agency for a definitive answer.

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