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  • The truth about herbicides in wheat

    November 18, 2014

    Hi.  My name is Jordan, and I grew up on a wheat farm. Now I work for Kansas Wheat at my dream job that I never knew I had. I eat wheat, I've rolled around in wheat, eaten the berries straight from...

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  • You don’t eat enough whole grains

    November 13, 2014

    Dr. Glenn Gaesser, professor and director of the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University, spoke at the National Association of Wheat Growers/U.S. Wheat Associates Fall Board...

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  • Wheat Breeder, Wheat Miller, Make Me a Match

    November 11, 2014

    Overseas Varietal Analysis Program Tests Wheat Varieties for End Product Use 2013 results from the U.S. Wheat Associates’ Overseas Varietal Analysis program were presented at the National...

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  • Farmer led committee seeks innovative research proposals

    November 6, 2014

    Click here for an audio version. Applications for research projects that can enhance Kansas wheat producers' profitability are currently being accepted by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Wheat...

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  • Breaking Bread and Sharing Learnings

    November 6, 2014

    Nutrition Expert Recollects on Wheat Safari Adventures I met Christine Palumbo at the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. This Chicago-based registered dietitian nutritionist...

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  • Rediscover Wheat - November 2014

    November 5, 2014

    Rediscover Wheat is the official publication of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers (KAWG) and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC). National Festival of Breads The Pro-Gluten Perspective...

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  • Consumer outreach focuses on baking and social media

    October 30, 2014

    In the age of information, consumers are more curious than ever before about their food. From the farm to the fork, gourmet cooks and young moms alike want to know everything. This presents a huge...

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  • The pro-gluten perspective: Sharing wheat facts at FNCE

    October 27, 2014

    Nutritionists and dieticians are healthy diet experts, but even they may not know everything about every food. That’s why the Wheat Foods Council, an organization working to increase awareness of the...

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  • Ciao! Happy World Pasta Month

    October 24, 2014

    Ciao, wheat lovers! October is World Pasta Month and October 24 is World Pasta Day.   While the Italians are often credited with the invention of pasta, the Chinese made a noodle-like food as early...

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  • Wheat farmers share crop conditions

    October 23, 2014

    On October 22, 2014, the Kansas Wheat Commission held a regular board meeting at the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center in Manhattan, Kansas. Farmer board members reported that planting in most areas is...

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