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Colorado Wheat

Colorado has a long and proud history of wheat production. The art of growing this “prairie gold” has been passed down from generation to generation, and more than two million acres of wheat are currently planted in Colorado each year.

As we move forward in our efforts to help feed America and the world, our industry will continue to make strides to positively impact yields and quality. By ensuring that Colorado remains at the forefront of nationwide wheat research and development, we are not only caring for our own farms and families—we are also guaranteeing that future generations of Colorado wheat growers will continue to enjoy this way of life for years to come.

News Updates

  • CSU Wheat Breeding Harvest Update: Week of July 27th

    July 30, 2015

    As of July 21st, harvest has been in full swing at ARDEC. With New Raymer being the only location to cut in eastern Colorado, we can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel for wheat harvest 2015. … Continue reading

  • COLORADO CROP PROGRESS – July 27, 2015

    July 27, 2015

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING JULY 26, 2015 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Winter wheat harvested continued to advance rapidly as weather conditions allowed for nearly a week of days suitable for fieldwork, although afternoon thunderstorms slowed harvested in northeastern Weld County. Additionally, … Continue reading

  • July 24, 2015: U.S. Wheat Harvest Report

    July 24, 2015

    U.S. Wheat Associates Harvest Report July 24, 2015 Hard Red Winter The 2015 HRW harvest is now complete in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Harvest completion in other states is Colorado is 77%, Nebraska 71%, Wyoming 10%, South Dakota 27%, and … Continue reading

  • Memorial Service for Quick

    July 24, 2015

    Dr. James “Jim” S. Quick of Fort Collins, passed away early on the morning of July 5 following a long illness, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 20, 1940, on … Continue reading

  • CSU Wheat Breeding Harvest Update: Week of July 20th

    July 21, 2015

    As of July 21st, all but one trial at New Raymer remains in the ground in eastern Colorado for CSU wheat. On Monday July 20th, we were able to start and finish cutting the test plots at Dailey. It was … Continue reading

  • COLORADO CROP PROGRESS – July 12, 2015

    July 20, 2015

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING JULY 12, 2015 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Producers made significant progress in harvesting winter wheat in the midst of scattered precipitation. However, alfalfa cuttings and late season crop plantings saw modest gains due to midweek moisture events. … Continue reading

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