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.
July 7, 2020
July 7th, 2020 Harvest in Colorado continued to progress over the July 4th weekend, as most wheat growing counties in Eastern Colorado have now seen some amount of activity. Activity across the state is anticipated to really pick up this … Continue reading
July 3, 2020
NASS’s report from this week moved us up 50,000 planted acres to 1.9 million, but stated that expected harvested acreage is just 1.55 million acres. Read the full report here
June 30, 2020
From USDA – NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Received moisture was mostly confined to eastern districts last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, winter wheat harvested was 15 percent complete, compared to … Continue reading
June 26, 2020
The crop has progressed from 1% to 17% mature over the past week, with NASS reporting the crop at 7% harvested as of Tuesday, June 22nd, and Plains Grains has Colorado at 12% harvested as of today. This is 6% … Continue reading
June 23, 2020
The 2020 CSU Virtual Wheat Field Days are now available for viewing and includes a series of videos that feature: • An introduction of the virtual field days with the leader of the CSU Crops Testing Program, Dr. Jerry Johnson … Continue reading
June 22, 2020
AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: The benefits of received precipitation were erased by hot and windy weather last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Winter wheat maturity advanced quickly and limited harvest began in … Continue reading