Press Releases

  • Celebrating Colorado Agriculture’s Contributions

    March 25, 2020

    From The Colorado Ag Council Colorado Ag Day at the State Capitol has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), however, we will still be celebrating agriculture’s contributions to Colorado from a social distance.  National Agriculture Week (March … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – March 13th

    March 16, 2020

    This is the first Colorado Wheat Outlook report for spring of the 2020 season. Read the full report here.

  • PlainsGold Varieties take top spots in Winter Wheat Survey

    March 11, 2020

    Fort Collins, Colo. – PlainsGold® varieties took the top six spots in the 2020 Colorado Winter Wheat Variety Survey, conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office. According to the survey, Langin was the most popular winter … Continue reading

  • Colorado Winter Wheat Varieties, 2020 Crop

    February 27, 2020

    From USDA-NASS This report provides the results of the Winter Wheat Seedings by Variety Survey, 2020 Crop, conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office. The survey was funded by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. Colorado wheat … Continue reading

  • U.S. Wheat Industry Applauds Senate for Passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

    January 16, 2020

    Washington, D.C. (January 16, 2020) – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) applaud the U.S. Senate for passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today. “Trade deals can put the price of wheat back on track … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – November 20

    November 21, 2019

    Current Wheat Progress and Condition in Colorado. Please note that new or changed information from the previous week has a star beside it. Read the Full Report Here

  • 2019 Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results – CSU Crops Testing

    August 29, 2019

    Results for the 2019 Wheat Variety Trials and Collaborative On-Farm Tests, as well as the Multi-Year and Multi-Location Summaries, are now available. Results can be found here. The Making Better Decisions: Colorado Wheat Variety Trials August Edition is also available … Continue reading

  • Summer 2019 Colorado Wheat Grower Magazine

    August 29, 2019

    Check out the latest edition of The Colorado Wheat Farmer Magazine that was released earlier this summer! Be sure to read the story on Wheat Stem Sawfly in Colorado starting on page 4.   Click on the photo below to … Continue reading

  • Office Closed – September 2nd

    August 28, 2019

    The Colorado Wheat Office will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending August 25

    August 26, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Barley harvest in the San Luis Valley was fully underway last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Statewide, hot and mostly dry conditions prevailed, allowing producers sufficient time in … Continue reading

  • Joint Statement – Wheat Industry Welcomes U.S.-Japan Trade Deal

    August 26, 2019

    Washington, D.C. – Today, President Trump announced a trade agreement in principle between the United States and Japan that will keep exports of U.S. wheat flowing to a very large and crucial market for U.S. farmers. “We are very happy … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    August 22, 2019

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Quote of the Week: “As we expand our understanding of the basic biological construction of food, [plant] breeders will deploy a greater variety of tools to identify and produce foods with … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending August 18

    August 19, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Severe weather continued in eastern Colorado last week, with multiple days of damaging hail, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern county reporters noted crops were … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending August 11

    August 12, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Winter wheat harvest was virtually complete by week’s end as producers in only a few localities were still finishing harvest, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Significant moisture events last … Continue reading

  • PlainsGold® to Market Two New Wheat Varieties

    August 9, 2019

    PlainsGold® will market two new wheat varieties in 2019 designed to defend against common and emerging pests of wheat. “Building upon the varieties released last year, these varieties will help farmers play defense like never before,” said Brad Erker, Executive … Continue reading

  • Wheat Industry News – U.S. Wheat Associates

    August 8, 2019

    Recent news and highlights from around the wheat industry. Quote of the Week: “Trade policy throughout the past several decades has opened up new markets for agricultural exports, increased access in existing markets, and lowered or eliminated various tariffs and … Continue reading

  • AgCelerate Registration and Stewardship Agreement Instructions

    August 8, 2019

    If you are a farmer growing PlainsGold CoAXium or Clearfield wheat varieties, please register with AgCelerate and docusign your stewardship license agreement before purchasing seed this fall. Watch this video or read this document to help you through the process. 

  • PlainsGold Kick-Off Meetings

    August 8, 2019

    Please join us for a discussion of the newest genetics from PlainsGold! Tuesday, August 13th Lamar – 12 p.m. – Lunch provided Lamar Community Building, 610 S. 6th Street Burlington – 5:30 p.m. – Dinner provided Burlington Community Center, 340 … Continue reading

  • 2019 Colorado Wheat Harvest Update

    August 8, 2019

    Final Colorado Wheat Harvest Report – August 8, 2019 Colorado wheat harvest is coming to a close. According to the August 2nd U.S. Wheat Associates Harvest Report, harvest in Colorado was 94% complete. As of today, we are calling Colorado … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending August 4

    August 6, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Colorado experienced variable weather last week that brought heavy rain, localized flooding, and damaging hail to some areas while others remained hot and dry, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.  … Continue reading