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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

  • Public Notice: CWAC/CAWG Joint Board Meeting

    August 5, 2020

    August 12, 2020 Longmeadow Resort and Event Center, Wiggins, Colorado  Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) General Business Session – 9:00 a.m. Call to Order – CAWG, CWAC Introductions of Guests Roll Call & Brief … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending July 19

    July 21, 2020

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Winter wheat harvest neared completion in several eastern counties last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, winter wheat harvested was 92 percent complete, compared to 53 percent last … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – July 17

    July 17, 2020

    According to Plains Grains Inc., harvest in Colorado is about 81% complete and is anticipated to finish up over the weekend. Read the Full Report Here

  • 2020 Colorado Wheat Harvest Update

    July 15, 2020

    July 15th, 2020 According to the July 12th USDA NASS Colorado Crop Progress Report, harvest in Colorado is 70% complete. This is well ahead of the 5-year average of 45%. The overall crop condition is rated 21% good to excellent, … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending July 12

    July 13, 2020

    From USDA-NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Winter wheat harvest continued to progress amidst hot and dry conditions last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, winter wheat harvested was 70 percent complete, compared … Continue reading

  • Wheat Stem Sawlfy Resources

    July 10, 2020

    Wheat Stem Sawfly in Colorado Tyler Benninghoven, Colorado Wheat Seed and Trait Specialist Wheat, from the time you plant it, until the day you harvest, often wins the fight against nature’s fury. Though not invincible, wheat, along with its producers, … Continue reading