Midge Tolerant Wheat Retailer Training. Module 2 Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship. Presentation Overview. Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Why is stewardship necessary? Limiting the use of farm-saved seed Why is the Agreement necessary? How does the Agreement work? Agreement Details:
Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship
The Stewardship Agreement ensures that all farmers will maintain the interspersed refuge system. This is necessary to preserve midge tolerance. We do this so that wheat producers will have midge tolerant wheat as a useful cropping tool as long as possible.