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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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  • U.S. Wheat Colleagues Remember Jim Mckenna

    April 9, 2015

    On April 4, USW and our customers in Sub-Saharan Africa lost a dear friend and colleague with the death of Jim Mckenna, who retired last year after 21 years of service as a milling and baking...

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  • Now Hiring: Governmental Affairs Director

    April 8, 2015

    Governmental Affairs Director The Governmental Affairs Director is responsible for the legislative and grassroots efforts, including state, national and international legislation and regulations...

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  • Mixing experience and technology results in better wheat varieties for Kansas farmers

    April 8, 2015

    Kansas State University wheat breeder Allan Fritz has a lifetime of intuition and experience in developing new wheat varieties. But, thanks to research funded by Kansas wheat farmers through the...

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  • Rediscover Wheat - April 2015

    April 6, 2015

    Rediscover Wheat is the official publication of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers (KAWG) and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC). National Festival of Breads announces 2015 finalists Farmers...

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  • Runner's Delight: Students host ag-focused 5K

    April 2, 2015

    Running is hard work, and crossing a finish line is even harder. Did you know that runners are encouraged to load up on carbohydrates to power their muscles during distance training? Runners in...

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  • How to track the Kansas wheat crop

    March 30, 2015

    The sun is shining, the wind is blowing and everyone wants to know how the wheat is doing after breaking dormancy. Throughout the growing and harvest season, these USDA resources provide a glimpse...

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  • Before You Give a Mouse a Loaf of Bread on Bake and Take Day!

    March 26, 2015

    Bake and Take Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday in March. Help celebrate this year on March 28, 2015, by preparing gifts of freshly baked wheat foods with family, friends, neighbors...

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  • Farmers talk trade in Colombia

    March 26, 2015

    Ask what is the price of wheat and most farmers will have a pretty good answer. Ask who is buying wheat – and why – and the question is a little harder. That is why the Kansas Wheat Commission works...

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