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  • Win big with Kansas Wheat

    May 21, 2015

    Wheat yields have been a heated topic of discussion at coffee shops across Kansas for years. But six years ago Kansas Wheat decided to up the ante and see who really had the best yields in the...

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  • The long and short of wheat breeding in Hays

    May 19, 2015

    The next great wheat variety started out as a single cross between two parents. But before that variety is planted in a farmer’s field, it will have been selected and tested over ten to 12 years. To...

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  • Gluten-free because they have to be

    May 18, 2015

    May is Celiac Awareness Month The wheat grown by Kansas farmers feeds the world – except for those afflicted by a serious autoimmune disease. During the month of May – Celiac Awareness Month – the...

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  • ADM and K-State celebrate continued partnership

    May 14, 2015

    HAYS, Kan. — While agronomic characteristics and yield continue to be top priorities for the Kansas State University white wheat breeding program, baking quality has become equally important,...

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  • Wheat Tour releases final projection

    May 7, 2015

    The 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour was full of surprises for participants and led to a sliver of hope for producers statewide. On day three, the participants stopped at 70 fields, an increase from...

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  • Yield projections increase on second day of Wheat Tour

    May 6, 2015

    Rolling waves of grain and tornadoes are the ultimate Kansas stereotypes, and mother nature was happy to provide both today to some Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour participants. The tour, sponsored by the...

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  • Rediscover Wheat - May 2015

    May 6, 2015

    Rediscover Wheat is the official publication of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers (KAWG) and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC). Growers support Trade Promotion Authority Breeder uses...

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  • Iraq – A Complicated, Competitive Wheat Market

    May 6, 2015

    For the world of wheat, the country of Iraq conveys many lessons for Kansas wheat farmers from the origin of the crop they grow to one of the most price competitive markets in the world. All factors...

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  • Wheat Tour faces low first day yield projections

    May 5, 2015

    Participants from all over the globe traveled to Kansas to participate inthe Hard Red Winter Wheat Quality Tour, sponsored by the Wheat Quality Council. Scouts traveled the state and experienced...

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  • Wheat Scouting 101

    May 4, 2015

    More than 90 grain traders, government officials, reporters, millers and even a few farmers start the 2015 Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Winter Evaluation Tour today. Over the next three days, they...

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