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.
October 11, 2019
Colorado Wheat has agreed to help distribute a survey for the Western IPM Kochia Work Group. The purpose of the survey is to measure grower awareness of herbicide-resistant kochia, the availability and quality of resources, as well as benchmark any changes … Continue reading
October 10, 2019
GREELEY, CO – The Colorado Farm Show is offering over $25,000 in scholarships to graduating Colorado High School Seniors. The scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 academic year. Students who apply should be High School graduates in … Continue reading
October 8, 2019
Current Wheat Progress and Condition in Colorado. Please note that new or changed information from the previous week has a star beside it. Read the full report here.
October 7, 2019
Washington, D.C. – The text of the U.S.-Japan tariff agreement signed today in Washington, D.C., confirms that the agreement will provide imported U.S. wheat the same preferential advantage that is now given to Canadian and Australian wheat under the Comprehensive … Continue reading
October 7, 2019
AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Warm and windy weather continued last week, allowing fall harvest activities to move forward, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern county reporters noted more producers began harvesting corn for … Continue reading
October 3, 2019
Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “The U.S. farmer is still holding about half a [hard red] spring wheat crop from last year that will provide some decent quality supplies. Canada, on the other … Continue reading
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Join some of the main players in the state to spotlight our robust agricultural economy and build linkages with growing Denver food markets. The Colorado Food Summit works to build linkages that meet diverse urban food goals while creating viable market opportunities that builds wealth for Colorado farmers and ranchers and rural communities.