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.
November 29, 2021
Fiscal year 2020-2021 was an interesting one to say the least for Colorado Wheat, as we continued to carry out our mission while still dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic. Many things carried on as normal, while some happened in a … Continue reading
November 16, 2021
ARLINGTON, Virginia — Today’s announcement that Vietnam’s government will eliminate a 3 percent tariff on U.S. wheat imports effective December 30, 2021, is welcome news to producers at home and their customers and wheat food processors in Vietnam. As we reported … Continue reading
November 15, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) into law. The $1.2 trillion package not only reauthorizes the surface transportation programs for five years, but also makes a $550 billion investment on top … Continue reading
November 11, 2021
Colorado State University’s Crops Testing Program in the Department of Soil & Crop Sciences seeks a full-time Research Associate in Akron, CO to assist with crop field trial research. Read full job description and apply online by 12/5/21 at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/95002 … Continue reading
November 6, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Late last night, the House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) by a vote of 228-206, which was first passed by the Senate in August. The bill will now go to President … Continue reading
November 1, 2021
Washington, D.C. – The National Wheat Foundation officially began accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship, honoring students pursuing a career in agriculture. The scholarship is available to both high school and college students for the 2022 academic year, with … Continue reading