Soil Health Partnership Blog: Wheat sites expand, diversifying SHP program

Wheat sites expand, diversifying SHP program By Maddy Rabenhorst and Keith Byerly on Thursday, 13 February, 2020 As the third largest cash crop in the US, wheat farmers have a major influence…

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Bayer Leadership Program: Access this Benefit as Member of NAWG

While there are many benefits to belonging to a national organization, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) uniquely offers the chance for its members, at no cost, to participate…

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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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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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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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