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My wheat is laying down because of the wind, would it be a problem for my future harvest ?

 
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Hello,

A few months ago, I planted some old variety of wheat in a 100 square ft area. I had tilled the spot (blasphemy, I know). This is purely to try growing my own wheat and hopefully make my own flour, it's not a commercial setup or farm.

However, the area I live in is windy, and I've noticed that a few stalks are laying down and staying down; they are not broken and are still alive. Having never sown wheat before I don't know if I should do something; do I need to add some soil to avoid this, or can I just let those stalk lay down, will they still produce grain ?

Of course the harvest will be entirely by hand, so there's no issue with any machine.
 
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They'll still produce grain, since it's such a small area with a hand harvest I wouldn't worry at all about it.
 
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Only thing you might want to watch for is mold if you get a lot of rain around harvest time and they're all flopping over on each other.
 
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It's the first time I'm doing this, and since it takes about a year, I really want to get something back, even if I'm just experimenting.

I'll watch out for mold then. Thanks you two for your answers !
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