Wheat in the News – March 29, 2013

Most recent western U.S. drought monitor – some slight improvement.

NAWG Newsletter for this week: [download id=”626″]

First Weed and Pest Alert of the year from Ned Tisserat.

Farm Policy Facts Releases Farm Bill 101 Guide. Farm Policy Facts has released a current and comprehensive guide to the each title that makes up the current U.S. Farm Bill, called Farm Bill 101.  The guide includes a title-by-title history and summary of the Farm Bill.

Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition for March 25

IO9.com: GMOs are one solution to an ancient puzzle

From the Wheat Foods Council: We’ve just posted our Supermarket RD toolkit on the Wheat Foods website.

Colorado Wheat once again teams with ConAgra to Donate 24 Tons of Flour to Food Bank, Ultragrain Spaghetti featured in Farm to Fork Cookoff at Capitol! http://bit.ly/XHAqws

What the President actually signed – hint, not the “Monsanto Protection Act” http://bit.ly/Zrkhum

Harvest Public Media: Thirsty winter wheat will need a lot more moisture –  Luke Runyon interviewed Randy Traxler and Glenda Mostek for this story. Audio link at the top of the page for the radio story.

High Plains Journal: Wheat growers look at future of the industry

Ag Journal: Spring snow improves wheat outlook

Ag Journal: Wheat breeders aim for higher yields

Mike Smith Enterprises: Winter Wheat Rainfall Outlook

New York Times: Why Label Genetically Engineered Food? The NYT agrees, this is not necessary.

BARN Online: 03-19-13 NRCS’s Drought Resilience Improvement Project (D.R.I.P) Helps Producers Tackle Drought with Conservation

KCET: Food Rant – Let’s Talk Gluten-Free For A Moment

Southwest Farm Press: Farmers need to be aware of 2013 tax changes

USDA/FSA: USDA Announces 45th General Sign-Up for the Conservation Reserve Program

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