Colorado Wheat Blog

  • Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production

    October 6, 2016

    Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production   October 5, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – USDA announced September 30, 2016 that Colorado winter wheat production broke a record in 2016, with an average yield of 48 … Continue reading

  • 2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview

    September 22, 2016

    2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview Video with Dr. Jerry Johnson presenting: http://bit.ly/2crJzvy   2016 “Making Better Decisions” booklet: wheatreport_2016

  • NAWG and CAWG Applauds Senate Prioritization of Farm Economy Amidst Low Prices

    September 21, 2016

    Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing on the Current State of the Farm Economy, with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifying. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) submitted testimony to the Committee discussing the dire economic conditions … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – September 13, 2016

    September 13, 2016

    Wheat Disease Update – September 13, 2016 Dr. Kirk Broders, Plant Pathologist Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Planting winter wheat is getting underway in Colorado and there are a several disease topics growers need to … Continue reading

  • 2016 Centennial Farms

    September 6, 2016

    Centennial Farms Program In 1986 the Colorado Centennial Farms program was created by Governor Richard D. Lamm, the Colorado Historical Society (now History Colorado) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture to recognize the important role agriculture has played in our … Continue reading

  • 2016 Harvest Celebrations and Wheat Planting Decision Meetings

    July 25, 2016

    Join the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and Colorado Wheat Research Foundation (CWRF) to celebrate a successful and bountiful harvest. During these wheat planting decision meetings local variety trial results, the newest PlainsGold(R) varieties set for release, as well as … Continue reading