Colorado Wheat Blog

  • Wheat Grower Organizations React to New Trade Deal with Canada and Mexico

    October 1, 2018

    Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) welcome the Administration’s decision to move ahead with an updated trade deal with Canada and Mexico and look forward to learning more about the details. … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending September 23

    September 24, 2018

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Hot and dry weather was widespread with reported isolated precipitation throughout the state last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, winter wheat planting progressed well despite … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat

    September 20, 2018

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Quote of the Week: “Though the Russians have been quick to deny potential [wheat] export curbs, we believe truth lies somewhere within these statements and that some restriction is forthcoming. The … Continue reading

  • Western Wheat Growers Survey

    September 18, 2018

    Colorado Wheat has agreed to help distribute a survey for Extension faculty at Utah State University. The survey focuses on wheat production in the western United States. The survey examines the soil quality, yield impacts, and overall profitability of using cover … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending September 16, 2018

    September 17, 2018

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Hot and dry weather accelerated crop maturity and harvest activities last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northwestern counties received no moisture, and new fires were reported. In northeastern … Continue reading

  • USDA Releases Methodology Behind Trade Aid Numbers

    September 14, 2018

    From NAWG On September 13, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released a detailed accounting of how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) calculated estimated damage from trade disruptions. First, USDA took the trade value of a commodity’s exports … Continue reading