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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

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    January 18, 2019

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Quote of the Week: “It’s been gratifying to witness the world’s receptiveness to U.S. farm and food products. Consumers worldwide have a true affinity for the American brand and immediately recognize the … Continue reading

  • USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

    January 16, 2019

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about … Continue reading

  • International Wheat Stem Sawfly Conference

    January 4, 2019

    The International Wheat Stem Sawfly Conference will take place March 19-20, 2019 in the Lory Student Center Theatre at Colorado State University. Click here to register for the conference.

  • NAWG Applauds President Trump Signing the 2018 Farm Bill into Law

    December 20, 2018

    Washington, D.C. (December 20, 2018) – Today, President Trump officially signed The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the Farm Bill, into law. The signing ceremony was held in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. … Continue reading

  • CAWG Scholarship Applications

    December 20, 2018

    Two $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded by Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG). One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college, university, junior college or community college. The student … Continue reading

  • USDA Launches Second Round of Trade Mitigation Payments

    December 19, 2018

    At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the second and final round of trade mitigation payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. … Continue reading

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