Wheat in the News – July 8, 2013

Rep. Cory Gardner will be hosting Town Hall Meetings this weekend. The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) is not the organizer of these meetings, but we encourage our members and all farmers to attend. These meetings are a great opportunity to meet face to face with your Congressman.

WHAT: Sedgwick County Town Meeting
WHEN: July 13th 10:45 – 11:45am
WHERE: Julesburg Court House, 118 West 3rd

WHAT: Phillips County Town Meeting
WHEN: July 13th 1:30 – 2:30pm
WHERE: Phillips County Fairgrounds Community Center, 2205 Hwy 385

High Plains Journal: Wheat streak mosaic virus spreading

Denver Post (front page of the business section this weekend):  Colorado a key player in whole-wheat flour that even kids like. Great story on Snowmass!

Agweek: Groups urge Boehner to bring farm bill back to floor

Bent County Democrat: Drought to cut wheat seed supply

KSU: Resistance gene found against Ug99 wheat stem rust pathogen

Curious about how wheat breeding has changed the wheat you eat? The National Wheat Improvement Committee tells all in “Wheat Improvement: The Truth Unveiled” Spoiler alert: “Overall, wheat is an essential, safe, healthy and wholesome source of energy and essential nutrients.”

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