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.
April 3, 2020
Please take an important survey about cover crops to help improve outreach and inform cover crop incentive programs to better serve farmers. Did you know the Western region now has a cover crops council? The Western Cover Crops Council aims … Continue reading
April 2, 2020
Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “Our satellite vegetation greenness model suggests near-trend [yield] potential, largely due to a Great Plains crop that is in good shape as it emerges from dormancy,” – Jude Kastens, PhD, Research Associate … Continue reading
April 1, 2020
Please note that during this time there will only be one Colorado Wheat staff member working in the office at a time in order to practice proper social distancing. All other staff members will be working remotely and will be … Continue reading
March 30, 2020
From USDA-NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Spring fieldwork picked up in several localities last week amidst mostly dry and windy conditions, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Much of the state, except central counties, … Continue reading
March 27, 2020
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
March 25, 2020
From The Colorado Ag Council Colorado Ag Day at the State Capitol has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), however, we will still be celebrating agriculture’s contributions to Colorado from a social distance. National Agriculture Week (March … Continue reading