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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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  • Putting trade on the fast track

    April 30, 2015

    International trade policy negotiations are time-consuming, complex and extremely controversial. But, the resulting trade agreements can remove trade barriers and put Kansas farmers on a level...

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  • Take me out to the ball game... For a hot dog (with a bun)!

    April 28, 2015

    America’s favorite pastime is back and we at Kansas Wheat are cheering on our Kansas City Royals. As baseball fans pack stadiums across the country, Kansas wheat farmers have another reason to...

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  • Stripe rust spotted in Kansas, start field scouting now

    April 24, 2015

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - As the 2015 Kansas wheat crop continues to develop, wheat producers need to be cautious about a growing threat of stripe rust moving across the state. This disease has the...

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  • Kansas wheat farmer testifies on Cuban trade

    April 21, 2015

    A Kansas farmer was called upon by the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, to testify on the opportunities and challenges for trade with Cuba. Kansas Wheat...

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  • Win big with Kansas Wheat

    April 16, 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 state...

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  • Biotechnology Awareness Week Celebrated April 13-19

    April 13, 2015

    Celebrating science and advancements in biotechnology, Governor Sam Brownback has declared the week of April 13, 2015, as Biotechnology Awareness Week in Kansas. Producing some of the nation’s...

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