Colorado Wheat Blog

  • CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION

    May 2, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 1, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Planting activities progressed well early last week until a wintry precipitation event resulted in cool, wet conditions that prevailed through week’s end, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of … Continue reading

  • CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 24, 2016

    April 25, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 24, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Precipitation last week supplied crucial soil moisture, generally improving pasture and crop conditions. Producers managed to sustain planting activities as extensive gains were achieved between precipitation events. As of April … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report

    April 19, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 17, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Fieldwork increased early last week as producers rallied ahead of a weekend storm in which an abundance of snow and rain were received statewide. This event replenished moisture supplies in … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report

    April 11, 2016

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 10, 2016 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Field activity gained momentum as conditions last week were generally dry with a marked increase in cooler temperatures. Districts in Southwest Colorado experienced high winds with dry conditions, resulting in … Continue reading

  • NAWG, State Wheat Groups Urge Congress to Move on TPP

    April 11, 2016

    The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and 17 state wheat organizations have joined a wide coalition of agricultural organizations in urging Congress to act quickly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership  (TPP). In a letter to U.S. Speaker of the House … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Update – April 11, 2016

    April 11, 2016

    Update from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. Wheat in the Fort Collins area varies, but most is still in the tillering stage (Feekes 5). Wheat around the state is … Continue reading