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NAWG Statement on Prop 65 Permanent Injunction

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is thrilled to see the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit permanent injunction that prohibits California’s Proposition 65 warning requirement related to glyphosate. Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s permanent injunction enjoining Proposition 65 warning requirement for glyphosate. “NAWG members […]

Wheat Groups Welcome New Funding for Food Assistance and Market Development

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are pleased that U.S. wheat growers now have the opportunity to increase global food assistance and expand export market access under new USDA funding programs announced Oct. 24, 2023. USW and NAWG thank Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for releasing […]

National Wheat Yield Contest 2023 Winners

The National Wheat Yield Contest is thrilled to announce the achievements of its 24 national winners, hailing from 12 different states, who have achieved an average yield of 144 bushels per acre across all categories. Additionally, we proudly recognize the 83 state winners representing 28 states, with their remarkable yields averaging 127 bushels per acre […]

2023 Colorado Wheat Stem Sawfly Survey Report

Research Assistant Authors: Ashley Raffa, Anne Sellman, Johanna Merkel, Zhi Mei Maria Lee, Ella Stankiewicz Adam Osterholzer:, 970-222-9568 Dr. Punya Nachappa:, 785-383-4873 Colorado state-wide wheat stem sawfly survey The CSU Wheat Entomology Program, with the support of Colorado Wheat, conducts an extensive annual state-wide survey for wheat stem sawflies. For over a decade, […]

USW, NAWG Applaud Senate Introduction Of American Farmers Feed The World Act

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) today thank Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) for introduction of the American Farmers Feed the World Act of 2023 in the U.S. Senate. The bi-partisan legislation would restore the […]

2023 Colorado Wheat Harvest Update

August 3, 2023 Multiple days of warm temperatures allowed harvest to progress across Eastern Colorado over the past week, but continued rain showers have slowed completion of harvest. As of today, we are calling Colorado’s 2023 wheat harvest roughly 85% complete. This is behind the five year average of 95%. This is shaping up to […]

Great Plains Sawfly Survey Project

There is currently a multi-state collaborative project taking place to determine areas of wheat stem sawfly infestation and current practices related to its mitigation on farm yields and profits. If you are the primary operator of a farm located in Colorado you are encouraged to complete this survey. Click here to learn more.

Colorado Wheat Stem Sawfly Survey

Researchers from the department of agricultural and resource economics at  Colorado State University are conducting a research study on the economic impact of Wheat Stem Sawfly in Colorado. The title of our project is Assessing the Economic Impacts of Wheat Stem Sawfly Populations on the Colorado Wheat Industry. If you are over 18 and a […]