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Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – April 26, 2024

There was not much change to the overall crop condition this week. However, there are reports of cutworms, especially in the northeast corner of the state. There is rain in the forecast this weekend for the area north of I-70.

2023 Land Rental and Custom Rates Survey

Colorado State University Extension conducts an annual survey of custom rates charged for various crop and livestock operations and lease arrangements in Colorado in the preceding year. Results of the survey are used by producers, ag lenders, county assessors, the Colorado Department of Agriculture, land appraisers, and more. The Land Rental and Custom Rates Survey in […]

Wheat Organizations Welcome Reopening of Border Rail Crossings

Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are pleased that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency reopened rail crossings in El Paso and Eagle Point today. These rail corridors are essential gateways to many loyal flour millers and their wheat food customers in Mexico who rely […]

2024 CAWG Scholarships

The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 scholarships in 2024. 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 must enter college the same year as their graduation from high school. The second scholarship […]

Closed Rail Crossings on the Mexican Border Puts Crucial Wheat Exports at Risk

Washington, D.C.  – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) have joined several other U.S. agricultural organizations in signing a letter encouraging U.S. Customs and Border Protection to reopen rail crossings in El Paso and Eagle Point for trade as quickly as possible. Given the huge volume of U.S. wheat sales that […]

Bennet, Moran, Bipartisan Colleagues Push USDA for Answers on Emergency Relief Program for Farmers and Ranchers

Washington, D.C. — Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of their colleagues in a letter calling on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to provide greater transparency on how the 2022 Emergency Relief Program (ERP) payments were calculated and administered. The ERP covers agricultural […]