Blog#2: The Science Behind Gene Editing (Series)

By NAWG Summer 2019 Intern Merrick Irvin Throughout history, genetic modifications have been made on plants and animals through controlled, or selective breeding by humans. This often took a great…

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Blog #1: The History of Wheat and Its Future (Series)

By NAWG Summer 2019 Intern Merrick Irvin Agriculture has made many great strides in production, genetics, and technology since its early beginning. Specifically, wheat has advanced since it was first…

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Blog: 2017 Census of Agriculture: Highlights for Wheat

What is the Census of Agriculture? The Census of Agriculture is a comprehensive count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Taken once every five years,…

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Blog: Wheat Farmers Celebrate Earth Day Every Day!

By NAWG’s 2019 Spring Intern Megan Myers On this day, Monday, April 22, 2019, we officially celebrate the 49th Earth Day! The first Earth Day was held on April 22,…

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Blog: Feeding the Economy Study Re-Issued with Updated Data

Reveals Critical Role of Food & Ag Sectors  By: NAWG’s Texas A&M 2019 Spring Intern Megan Myers America’s food and agriculture sectors account for roughly one-fifth of the country’s economic…

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Celebrating the 2019 National Ag Day!

Wheat: Food for Life By: Megan Meyers, NAWG’s Spring 2019 Intern Today, marks the 46th anniversary of National Ag Day! This year’s theme “Agriculture: Food for Life” explores ways in…

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NAWG and the National Wheat Foundation Named New Board Officers at the 2019 Commodity Classic

Orlando, FL (March 01, 2019) – The National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Wheat Foundation wrapped up the 2019 Commodity Classic with a new slate of officers. NAWG…

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Media Advisory: NWF to Host Wheat Value Chain Educational Event on Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C. (February 8, 2019) – Wheat growers across the country have experienced a multitude of challenges the past couple of years, with record low commodity prices, unfair trade practices…

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