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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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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