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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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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AgriPulse: “The History of Tariffs is About to Repeat Itself”

By Taylre Beaty, NAWG Summer 2018 Intern Historically, trade wars between the United States and our partners have lead to negative long-term results for agricultural producers. Economists are looking to trade…

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NWF Blog: Making the Case for Research Funding for Wheat

By: Taylre Beaty, NAWG Intern, Summer 2018 Unlike production of corn and soybeans, wheat is down this season by roughly 4 million acres.  There are a few different factors that…

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NWF Blog: A Snapshot of Agri-Pulse’s “Export or Bust” Trade Series

“A look into the relationship between trade and American farmers” By: Taylre Beaty, NAWG Spring/Summer 2018 Intern This spring, Agri-Pulse published a five-part series, Export or Bust, that focuses on the…

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