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 14, 2021
As we prepare for the 2022 Legislative Session, a proposed bill has come to our attention that would remove sales and use tax exemptions for farm equipment, specifically for C-Corps. CAWG is conducting this survey to determine which type of … Continue reading
October 7, 2021
Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the appointment of Rod Snyder to serve as the Agriculture Advisor. The National Association of Wheat Growers welcomes the EPA’s appointment of Rod Synder. “We are pleased with the … Continue reading
September 30, 2021
Today, Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 3, 2021. The stopgap spending bill includes a disaster aid component, which provides $10 billion in agricultural disaster aid through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus … Continue reading
September 23, 2021
Washington, D.C. – National Association of Wheat Growers President and Cass City, MI wheat farmer, Dave Milligan, testified in front of the House of Agriculture Committee. This morning, the full committee held a hearing on Voluntary Carbon Markets in Agriculture … Continue reading
September 16, 2021
Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2021) – Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Committees advanced its contributions to the proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package, which included provisions to offset components of the bill. The National Association of Wheat Growers is … Continue reading
September 14, 2021
The House of Representatives and Senate are currently moving forward with a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package. NAWG has launched an advocacy campaign to urge lawmakers to oppose proposals that would effectively eliminate the stepped-up basis on capital gains taxes, … Continue reading