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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 Position Announcement

    December 4, 2014

    Jerry Johnson’s crop testing program is conducting a search for a field-based research associate. Click on the link for a .pdf of the job description. Crops Testing Position (12-14) Or visit, abc.agsci.colostate.edu/positions/

  • Setting the Record Straight on Glyphosate Application

    November 20, 2014

    NAWG Information: A recent article accused wheat farmers of “drenching” their crops in herbicides shortly before harvest as a “standard procedure,” which is not standard practice. The article references a report that has been debunked from Samsel and Seneff in 2013 alleging glyphosate residues … Continue reading

  • News Release – USDA-CSU Farm Bill Meetings

    November 13, 2014

    Colorado agricultural producers invited to USDA-CSU Farm Bill Meetings USDA Farm Service Agency, in partnership with Colorado State University, will be traveling the state to discuss important new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 with Colorado producers. A … Continue reading

  • News Release – 2014 Wheat Field Days Yield Contest Names Winners
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    August 12, 2014

    August 11, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – The 2014 Colorado Wheat Field Days featured the Fourth Annual Yield Contest.  All in attendance were given the chance to pick the variety they thought would yield highest at that plot location. The … Continue reading

  • News Release – 2014 Wheat Planting Decision Meetings Announced

    August 7, 2014

    August 6, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – Wheat farmers looking to increase yield and decrease risk will want to plant the best possible wheat varieties this fall for top yields next summer. The annual Wheat Planting Decision Meetings August 20, … Continue reading

  • July 29, Colorado Winter Wheat Harvest Wrap-Up
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    July 29, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Results for the CSU UVPT trials are being posted, with Julesburg, Orchard, Lamar, Sheridan Lake, Walsh, Yuma and most recently, Roggen, completed so far: http://bit.ly/lNngvt. The top yield recorded so far is 105.1 bushels per acre … Continue reading

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