PRESS RELEASE: NWF Announces State Winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest

Media Contact: Caitlin Eannello, ceannello@wheatworld.org, 240.423.4345 Washington D.C. (November 19) – Last week, the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the national winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest. Today,…

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PRESS RELEASE: NWF Announces National Winners for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest

Contact: Caitlin Eannello, 240.423.4345 Washington D.C. (November 12, 2018) – The National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with farmers from across the United…

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BASF Guest Blog: Calling All Wheat Growers: Monarchs Need Your Help!

Over the past 20 years, monarch butterfly populations have declined more than 80 percent. The decline is due to many different factors: deforestation of their overwintering site, severe weather events,…

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Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship: Hear from Last Year’s Winners!

By: 2018 Fall NAWG Intern Lainey Wolf The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) is proud to announce that applications for the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted. NWF and…

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

Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2018) – The National Wheat Foundation officially began accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship, honoring a student pursuing a career in agriculture. The scholarship is…

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The Future of Wheat Production is Here – Wheat Genome Finally Fully Sequenced

By Lainey Wolf, NAWG Intern Fall 2018 After 12 years of research and the work of 20 countries, the genome of wheat has finally been sequenced. The complexity of the…

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Celebrating Whole Grain Month!

By Lainey Wolf Intern NAWG Fall 2018 The month of September is dedicated to celebrating whole grains. Wheat is the most widely grown crop in the world and serves as…

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Capital Press: The Great Crop Insurance Debate

Last week, Capital Press published a great piece on crop insurance focusing on how it is the only guarantee of help when disaster strikes for farmers. The piece opens with an interview…

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