Wheat in the News for June 3, 2011

Denver Post: Colorado’s winter wheat to bring record prices http://bit.ly/mzMA8c

Spring Rain Leads to Dramatic Improvement for Colorado’s Winter Wheat Crop  http://bit.ly/lxg2hy

Weekly harvest report from U.S. Wheat: http://bit.ly/jmzKyb

New West Food and Agriculture: Are the Seeds That Spawn America’s Crops Too Homogenized? “The wheat varieties that (CSU) plant sciences have developed over the last 10 years have added millions upon millions of dollars to the income of Colorado wheat farmers.” (This article does not state that there are currently NO GMO wheat varieties available) http://bit.ly/mlsqWv

Agriculture.com: Wheat matchmakers http://bit.ly/l07Voz (Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee is a member of the Wheat Marketing Center)

After 20 years of using a pyramid to convey what should be in a well-rounded meal, USDA is switching to a different shape. http://bit.ly/iE8k4w

House bill cuts U.S. farm aid, payment to Brazil http://bit.ly/jz8rEF

Canada:  Wheat board monopolies to end for 2012 crop year http://bit.ly/lJ1fnq

Russia Lifting Grain-Export Ban http://bloom.bg/kmmoGo

Wheat Rises as Russian Exports May Trail World Demand; Corn, Soybeans Gain http://bloom.bg/iuxkIs

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