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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

  • 2021 CAWG Scholarships

    January 14, 2021

    The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers is pleased to announce that it will offer two, $1,000 scholarships in 2021. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college, university, junior college … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat to Accept Nominations for County Representatives

    January 11, 2021

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Colorado Wheat will not be taking nominations at in-person meetings as per usual. The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will be accepting nominations for county representatives … Continue reading

  • Wheat Growers Encouraged to Fill Out Ag Nutrient BMP Survey

    January 11, 2021

    The Ag Water Quality Program (AWQP) has surveyed Colorado irrigated farms and ranches several times since 1997 to assess irrigation and nutrient management practices. Summary reports of this information have told a largely positive story about Colorado producers that have … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    January 8, 2021

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat. “The wheat industry told me that they wanted better quality varieties. They needed better milling and baking properties, so we spent a lot of time working on those improvements.” – … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report – Month of December

    January 4, 2021

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Moderately dry weather across the state during the month of December was interspersed with a few productive snowstorms, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Overall, the entire state remained in … Continue reading

  • NAWG Welcomes FY 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief Package

    December 22, 2020

    Washington, D.C. (December 22, 2020) – On December 21, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, sending it to the President’s desk for his signature. The legislation includes all … Continue reading