Advocacy for Kansas Wheat Growers

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The Kansas Association of Wheat Growers is a member-governed organization representing wheat growers in planning legislation, advising government and international agencies on matters affecting wheat and providing grass-roots leadership to the U.S. wheat industry.

Photo: David Schemm.
“No other organization puts your interests of wheat producers front-and-center like KAWG does. From education to advocacy, KAWG works on your behalf. Membership benefits include the latest wheat industry news, market commentary and a subscription to the ‘Wheat and Row Crop Farmer’ newsletter, all of which can help your bottom line. By becoming a member in KAWG, you also join the National Association of Wheat Growers, an organization dedicated to pursuing policies beneficial to wheat growers. But don’t take my word for it, read what our members are saying.” - David Schemm, Sharon Springs

From our members…

“I joined KAWG because it supports more than just farm programs. My son is coming back to the farm right now. KAWG advocates a way of life. And I want to help protect that.” - Mike Jordan, Beloit

“Being a part of KAWG connects me with issues and news stories that are important to wheat growers. The Wheat and Row Crop Farmer Newsletter is my go-to source for cropping information.” - Jason Ochs, Syracuse

“Serving as a KAWG and then NAWG officer has opened my eyes to the need for leadership in our industry. There are hundreds of groups out there opposing farm programs and painting a sad picture of agriculture for our elected officials. We provide a voice to offset the negative comments.” - Paul Penner, Hillsboro

“Regulations, Regulations, Regulations. Whether the federal government wants to stop teenagers from working on the farm or require CDLs to operate farm equipment KAWG is a strong voice in ensuring our voices are heard in D.C.” - Justin Knopf, Salina

“I support KAWG because it works to carry a message about food to consumers. KAWG was a part of the group that took a combine and a 1/4 acre of growing wheat to our nation’s capitol - all to tell the story of wheat.” - Dean Stoskopf, Hoisington

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