April 26, 2011 – Wheat in the News

If you haven’t already, please fill in the CWRF wheat seed marketing survey. Deadline is this Friday. Help us communicate about our new varieties more effectively, and be entered to win one of four Visa gift cards! For wheat farmers in Colorado, western Kansas, and western Nebraska: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Wheatsurvey

Korean ambassador touts free trade deal in Denver – CAWG President Chris Tallman participated in this meeting and is quoted in the story.  http://bit.ly/ib9Z1C

“Thanks to Farmers” a feature story by Kyle Clark and Anne Herbst where they visited farmers around Colorado and thanked them for putting food on our Thanksgiving tables (including Orchard wheat farmer Cary Wickstrom), was awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow award today. Here is a link to the story:   http://bit.ly/ii3HeF

Wheat Industry Welcomes Break in U.S.-Panama FTA Talks   http://bit.ly/e61bqT

Wheat wizards open trade doors http://bit.ly/gc2sNB (Wheat Marketing Center in Oregon, which CWAC supports with assessment funds.)

Why Food Is Still Cheap In America http://bit.ly/h9tmIf

Experts: Farmers not to blame for high food prices http://bit.ly/hJ7fSJ

MISS AMERICA TERESA SCANLAN: Why All Americans Have a Stake In the Success of Our Farmers and Ranchers http://fxn.ws/hTWcT1

National Association of Wheat Growers Newsletter for April 22, 2011

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