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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

  • USDA to Measure Small Grain Production

    August 16, 2018

    From USDA – NASS Denver, CO – During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will receive survey forms from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking … Continue reading

  • USDA to Survey County Small Grains Acreage

    August 16, 2018

    From USDA – NASS LAKEWOOD, COLORADO –The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey producers in 32 states, including Arizona, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, for its County Agricultural Production Survey (CAPS). The survey will collect information … Continue reading

  • Colabrative On-Farm Test Results Available

    August 13, 2018

    The yield, test weight, and protein results from the 2018 Colorado winter wheat Collaborative On-Farm Tests (COFT) are now available. Five varieties (Avery, Breck, Byrd, Langin, and Snowmass) tested across 20 locations.     Results can be viewed here

  • Colorado Crop Production Highlights – August 2018

    August 13, 2018

    NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE COLORADO FIELD OFFICE Based on August 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 178.22 million bushels, according to the August 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National … Continue reading

  • 2018 Wheat Planting Decision Meetings

    August 10, 2018

    Make plans to attend upcoming Wheat Planting Decision Meetings! Tuesday, August 14 Lamar – 12 PM  The Cow Palace 1301 North Main Lamar, CO Burlington – 5 PM The Burlington Community and Education Center  340 South 14th St. Burlington, CO … Continue reading

  • U.S. Wheat Associates Harvest Report – August 3, 2018

    August 3, 2018

    Hard Red Winter The 2018 HRW harvest in the Northern Plains and Pacific Northwest (PNW) is running behind the 5-year average but is now in full swing. There is an interesting difference in Montana: harvest in the north central “Golden … Continue reading