Press Releases

  • CAWG Applauds USDA for Including All Classes of Wheat in CFAP 2

    September 23, 2020

    Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) applauds the United States Department of Agriculture for providing assistance to farmers economically impacted by COVID-19 through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2). “The announcement of CFAP … Continue reading

  • NAWG Applauds USDA’s Decision to Include All Classes of Wheat Into CFAP

    September 18, 2020

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a second round of coronavirus relief payments which extends eligibility to additional classes of wheat. The new $14 billion package now covers producers of all classes of wheat. These … 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

  • 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

  • Summer 2020 Colorado Wheat Farmer

    August 14, 2020

    The Summer 2020 edition of the Colorado Wheat Farmer magazine is now available. This edition features stories on Wheat Stem Sawfly in Colorado, an update on the CoAXium® Wheat Production System, introduction of new faculty at CSU, and more! Click here … Continue reading