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  • Faces of Harvest: Lynn Moore, Pittsburg

    June 19, 2018

    Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of...

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  • Food Bloggers Visit Kansas During Wheat Harvest

    June 14, 2018

    Kansas wheat farmers shared their story with consumers this June when nine food bloggers came to Kansas during wheat harvest. Food bloggers from all over the United States toured a wheat farm during...

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  • Harvest Report, Day 1

    June 11, 2018

    Kansas wheat harvest really got rolling over the hot, dry weekend. Combines can be seen cutting across the state from south central Kansas through the central corridor. 

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  • Secretary Perdue Visits Kansas, Hears from Farmers

    May 31, 2018

    Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue made Kansas a stop on his “Back to Our Roots” Tour on May 30 to meet with farmers. ​KAWG President Ken Wood asked about ag research.

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  • Western Kansas wheat hit by hail storm

    May 16, 2018

    Storms ripped through western Kansas from Wallace County to Ness County in a swath ten to 15 miles wide on May 14. Wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour and hail from pea-sized to baseball-sized broke...

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  • Learn about upcoming wheat varieties at Kansas Wheat Day, May 22

    May 9, 2018

    Kansas Wheat Day includes a wheat plot tour and presentations about tillage, weed control, production practices and diseases.

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  • 2018 Wheat Tour, Day 3: Wheat Tour releases final projection

    May 3, 2018

    The 2018 Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Winter Wheat Tour across Kansas wrapped up on May 3. During the three days of wheat scouting, tour participants traveled six routes from Manhattan to Colby...

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  • Wheat Tour, Day 2 Wrap-Up

    May 2, 2018

    On Wednesday, 87 people on the Wheat Quality Council’s 2018 winter wheat tour in 21 cars made their way from Colby to Wichita, Kansas, stopping in wheat fields along six different routes. One...

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  • Wheat Tour, Day 1 Wrap-up

    May 1, 2018

    More than 90 people from 30 U.S. states and three other countries traveled on six routes between Manhattan and Colby, Kan., Tuesday, stopping at wheat fields every 15-20 miles along the routes.

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  • Wheat Scouting 2018

    April 30, 2018

    Follow along on Twitter at #wheattour18. More than 90 grain traders, government officials, reporters, millers and farmers start the 2018 Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Winter Wheat Tour on April 30....

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