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House Agriculture Committee Meets to Discuss Clean Water Act Exemptions
Wheat prices were poised for gains amid speculation that a slump into a bear market will spur demand from importers.
WRRDA Signed Into Law
Washington, D.C. – June 11, 2014 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) applaud the passage of the Water Resources Reform Act (WRRDA) of 2014. President Obama signed WRRDA into law today.
Wheat weavers, farmers, bakers, millers and educators will greet visitors to the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) on Saturday, June 14 as part of the Amber Waves of Grain Family Festival.
Australia, Canada and U.S. Groups Reconfirm Commitment to Innovation and Biotechnology in Wheat
Sixteen organizations in the Australia, Canada and the United States representing producers and millers together publicly confirmed support for innovation in wheat, including the future commercialization of biotechnology. The statement, which lays out shared commitments for the responsible advancement of biotech traits and other breeding advancements in wheat, comes five years after an original document was signed.
A farmer is manually throwing fertilizer equally in the wheat crop when the field is still
NAWG Releases Statement on TPP Negotiations
Video of wheat trials in Uvalde and possibilities of wheat production in the Texas Winter Garden and other less "traditional" parts of the state.
The National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates today join USA Rice Federation, the National Pork Producers Council and the International Dairy Foods Association in the following statement on Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.
Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) applauds Congress for their votes this week to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with an overwhelming 412-4 vote in the House and 91-7 vote in the Senate. NAWG now looks forward to President Obama signing the bill in law.
Wheat rose, trimming a second week of losses, as a drop to the lowest level since March spurred buying from some investors.
WRRDA Bill Passes in Congress
Wheat Crop Suffers from Drought
Senate Committee Checks in on Farm Bill Implementation
Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, discusses the condition of U.S. winter wheat, uncertainty in Ukraine and the May crop report.
NAWG and NWF Officers Come to DC For Spring Meeting
Video of the Combined Wheat and Vegetable Field Day in April of 2014 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde
NAWG Staff Attends BNSF Railways Agriculture Products Summit
Soybeans, wheat, and cotton were up; corn was down for the week. Futures markets were closed Friday April 18th for the Easter weekend, as such closing numbers for the week are from Thursday. Corn planting progress has been delayed in several regions, however we are still ahead of 2013 planting progress.
Jeff Bradshaw, UNL Extension entomologist, describes how alfalfa and wheat producers can scout their fields for army cutworms.
President Obama Endorses Biotechnology in Agriculture
Temperatures were not as low in the Panhandle and Rolling Plains — mostly in the mid-20s — and wheat there was not as likely to have been injured as in the Central and West Central regions,
Kim Anderson offers advice on forward contracting wheat, corn and other major commodities. He also sums up the latest supply and demand estimates.