Colorado Wheat Blog

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending September 13

    September 14, 2020

    From USDA-NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Widespread moisture received last week provided temporary relief to drought conditions but delayed fieldwork and harvest in areas, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern counties experienced mixed … Continue reading

  • NAWG Applauds House COVID-19 Wheat Letter to USDA

    September 4, 2020

    Washington, D.C. (September 04, 2020) – On September 4, 2020, 26 Members of Congress from wheat producing states issued a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue asking that he use existing funds through the CARES Act to begin covering … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    September 3, 2020

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “Every month, the top leaders of [NAWG and USW] … discuss our shared priorities. I feel both organizations are realizing more and more that when we work together, … Continue reading

  • PlainsGold to market new CoAXium® Variety

    August 31, 2020

    PlainsGold® plans to market Kivari AX in 2020, a new hard red winter wheat variety in the CoAXium® Wheat Production System. Kivari AX will join Crescent AX in the PlainsGold® brand to offer wheat growers more options to control grassy … Continue reading

  • 2020 Colorado Wheat Disease Summary

    August 25, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Tan spot. Early in the season we had high incidence of tan spot in the lower canopy, but it did not persist into the upper canopy and severity was relatively low. Tan spot is … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    August 20, 2020

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Speaking of Wheat: “Even though the customers cannot be here in person, we want to assure them that they are welcome to ask questions and reach out to us, as well … Continue reading