Guest Blog: Can Variable Rate Technology Improve Spring Wheat Quality?

Submission by Chris Heidrich, Senior Technology Manager, WinField United    When we harvest spring wheat, our best-looking, highest-yielding fields often lack protein. Great yields with low protein one year can…

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Inside the 2017 Fall NAWG/USW Conference

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) hosted its 2017 NAWG/USW Fall Wheat Conference in Charleston, South Carolina from October 17-20. The conference consisted of meetings between NAWG board of directors,…

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Watch Wheat’s Debut on the Cooking Channel and Food Network

The National Wheat Foundation was invited by WGST Productions to participate in a series called FoodQuest which explores global cuisines. The series is co-hosted by Robin Leach, Alonzo Mourning, and…

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Guest Blog: Telling My Crop Insurance Story

Telling our agriculture stories has become a key tool in our efforts to underscore the importance of farm policy to both consumers and government officials. First though I will introduce myself: I am Michelle Erickson Jones and I am the current Vice President of the Montana Grain Growers Association, a director for the National Association of Wheat Growers, and a fourth-generation farmer.

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Guest Blog: Ardent Mills Shares Its Passion for Flour, Grains and Growers

By Shrene White, General Manager – Expansion Products at Ardent Mills In May of 2014, Ardent Mills was created by merging the assets of food and agriculture industry pioneers — ConAgra…

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Wheat Farmers Call for a Strong Farm Bill – A Five-Part Series

Between record low prices and unpredictable whether disasters, it has been a hard year for U.S. wheat farmers. Farm Policy Facts – a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization – is a coalition…

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The Facts About Glyphosate, Part 5: Glyphosate Use in Wheat – A Recap

This blog is the fifth in a five-part series titled “The Facts About Glyphosate,” sharing the facts about glyphosate and its use in the wheat industry. Thank you for following…

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The Facts About Glyphosate, Part 4: Why does USDA collect farm data?

This blog is the fourth in a five-part series titled “The Facts About Glyphosate,” sharing the facts about glyphosate and its use in the wheat industry. # The United States…

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