NAWG: A Look Back at 2019

By NAWG Staff While it has been a difficult year, as our wheat farmers have endured unpredictable weather, delayed harvests, trade uncertainty, and low prices, there have been many bright…

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PRESS RELEASE: NWF Announces State Winners for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest

Washington D.C. (November 21, 2019) – Last week, the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the national winners for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest. Today, NWF is announcing the state…

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Minore Scholarship: Past Winners Share Their Experiences

The National Wheat Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship, honoring students pursing a career in the field of agriculture. The Scholarship is available to both graduating…

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PRESS RELEASE: NWF Announces National Winners for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest

Washington D.C. (November 12, 2019) – The National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with farmers from across the United States and improve their…

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PRESS RELEASE: The National Wheat Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2020-2021 Scholarship Honoring Ag Students

Washington D.C. (October 16, 2019) – The National Wheat Foundation officially began accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship, honoring students pursuing a career in agriculture. The scholarship is available…

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Blog #5: Overview of Gene Editing and Wheat (Series)

Blog #5: Overview of Gene Editing and Wheat (Series) By NAWG Summer 2019 Intern Merrick Irvin To feed the world’s growing population, agriculture has worked to greatly improve production techniques…

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Blog #4: Decreasing Reliance on Pesticides and Fertilizer Usage Through Gene Editing (Series)

By NAWG Summer 2019 Intern Merrick Irvin Within the United States, many farmers utilize resources around them to ensure a healthy, bountiful crop is produced on their farm. Specifically, they…

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Series Blog #3: Wheat Could Soon Be Gluten Free (Through Gene Editing)

By NAWG Summer 2019 Intern Merrick Irvin According to WebMD, about 1 in 100 people worldwide has celiac disease. “The only treatment is a gluten-free diet. When someone with celiac…

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