Colorado Wheat Blog

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – February 2020

    February 24, 2020

    From USDA – NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Received moisture during February was mostly confined to northern and central counties across the state, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.  Northwestern counties experienced several snowstorms … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    February 20, 2020

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “A lot of times, when there are issues that are important to us, the other side is very politically active. They’re there, they’re protesting and they’re making their … Continue reading

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: CWAC/CAWG Joint Meeting

    February 18, 2020

    AGENDA Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) Board of Directors Meeting CoBank Center for Agricultural Education, Fort Collins, CO March 3, 2020 2:00 p.m.: General Business Session – Call to Order – CAWG, CWAC Introductions … Continue reading

  • USDA Issues Third Tranche of 2019 MFP Payments

    February 4, 2020

    From USDA (Washington, D.C., February 3, 2020) – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the third and final tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering … Continue reading

  • CAWG Scholarship Application

    January 24, 2020

    Two $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded by Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG). One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college, university, junior college or community college. The student … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    January 23, 2020

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “The last time that U.S. farmers planted so few acres with winter wheat, William Howard Taft was president and the opening salvos of World War I were still … Continue reading