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  • $1 billion success in Brazil for U.S. wheat

    November 20, 2014

    U.S. Wheat Associates' education and engagement with millers in Brazil helped generate $1 billion in sales during the 2013/14 marketing year on a $100,000 investment. Read the full story here. Year...

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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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  • By the Numbers: National Bread Month

    November 13, 2014

    What better place to enjoy November as National Bread Month than Kansas? Kansas wheat farmers grow more wheat than those in any other state, earning our state the nickname “America’s Breadbasket.”...

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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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  • Call for Pre-Proposals

    November 5, 2014

    Click here for a printable version.  The Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC), Kansas Wheat Alliance (KWA) and Kansas Crop Improvement Association (KCIA) are now seeking research proposals for FY 2016 (...

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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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